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The biology of terrestrial molluscs [electronic resource] / edited by G.M. Barker.

Publication:
Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York, NY, USA : CABI Pub., c2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (572 p.)
Subjects:
Mollusks.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Terrestrial molluscs are a successful and diverse animal group in land-based ecosystems, and are important to humans as food, medicine, crop pests, vectors of parasites, tools, ornamentation, and currency in trade. This book offers a synthesis of knowledge on the biology of terrestrial molluscs.
Contents:
Contributors; Preface; Acronyms; 1 Gastropods on Land: Phylogeny, Diversity and Adaptive Morphology; 2 Body Wall: Form and Function; 3 Sensory Organs and the Nervous System; 4 Radular Structure and Function; 5 Structure and Function of the Digestive System in Stylommatophora; 6 Food and Feeding Behaviour; 7 Haemolymph: Blood Cell Morphology and Function; 8 Structure and Functioning of the Reproductive System; 9 Regulation of Growth and Reproduction; 10 Spermatogenesis and Oogenesis; 11 Population and Conservation Genetics; 12 Life History Strategies
13 Behavioural Ecology: On Doing the Right Thing, in the Right Place at the Right Time14 Soil Biology and Ecotoxicology; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Barker, G. M.
ISBN:
1-280-81153-6
9786610811533
0-85199-718-X
OCLC:
476051767
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