Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource: Corals, Jellyfish, Sponges and Other Simple Animals

By Catherine Allen

Grzimek's pupil Animal existence source: Corals, Jellyfish, Sponges and different easy Animals bargains readers entire and easy-to-use info on Earth's animals. Entries are prepared through taxonomy, the technological know-how wherein dwelling issues are categorised into comparable teams. each one access comprises sections on actual features; geographic variety; habitat; vitamin; habit and replica; animals and folks; and conservation prestige. kin entries are through a number of species money owed and a variety map and photograph or representation for every species. Entries finish with an inventory of books, periodicals, and websites which may be used for extra research.

This quantity of Grzimek's scholar Animal existence source: Corals, Jellyfish, Sponges and different basic Animals contains a pronunciation advisor for clinical names, a word list, an summary of birds, an inventory of species within the set by way of biome, an inventory of species via geographic place, and an index. the quantity has approximately two hundred full-color maps, photographs, and illustrations to brighten up the textual content, and sidebars offer extra proof and similar info.

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112 Rotifers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Gastrotrichs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 Kinorhynchs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Roundworms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 Secernenteans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Hair worms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Thorny-headed worms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Entoprocts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and fifty five Jaw animals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred sixty Gnathostomulids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Priapulans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 Girdle wearers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172 Wheel wearers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 Sea lilies and feather stars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181 Sea stars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187 Sea daisies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 hundred Brittle and basket stars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 Sea urchins and sand cash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 vi Grzimek’s scholar Animal lifestyles source Sea cucumbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 Arrow worms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235 Hemichordates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241 Sea squirts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248 Salps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257 Larvaceans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263 Sorberaceans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267 Lancelets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271 Species record by means of Biome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxvii Species checklist by way of Geographic variety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxix Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . lxxix Contents vii Reader’s advisor Grzimek’s pupil Animal lifestyles source: Corals, Jellyfishes, Sponges, and different easy Animals deals readers finished and easy-to-use details on Earth’s uncomplicated animals. Phylum entries supply an outline of a bunch of periods, and sophistication entries offer an summary of a selected category. Entries are prepared via taxonomy, the technological know-how in which residing issues are labeled into comparable teams. every one access comprises sections on actual features; geographic variety; habitat; vitamin; habit and replica; animals and folks; and conservation prestige. All entries are via a number of species debts with an identical info in addition to a spread map and picture or representation for every species. Entries finish with an inventory of books, periodicals, and sites that could be used for extra study. extra positive factors Grzimek’s pupil Animal existence source: Corals, Jellyfishes, Sponges, and different easy Animals incorporates a pronunciation advisor for clinical names, a word list, an outline of easy Animals, an inventory of species within the quantity through biome, a listing of species by means of geographic variety, and an index. the amount has 162 fullcolor maps, pictures, and illustrations to liven up the textual content, and sidebars supply extra evidence and similar info. word Grzimek’s pupil Animal lifestyles source: Corals, Jellyfishes, Sponges, and different uncomplicated Animals has standardized details within the Conservation prestige part. the area Conservation Reader’s advisor ix Union (IUCN) crimson checklist presents the world’s so much complete stock of the worldwide conservation prestige of vegetation and animals.

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