Acknowledged author Cleveland Hickman wrote Animal Diversity comprising 512 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0073524255 and 9780073524252. Since then Animal Diversity textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $20.35 or rent at the marketplace.
This text provides a concise introduction to the field of animal biology. Readers discover general principles of evolution, ecology, classification, systematics, and animal body plans. After these introductory chapters, readers delve into the biology of all groups of animals. The basic features of each group are discussed, along with evolutionary relationships among group members. Chapter highlights include newly discovered features of animals as they relate to ecology, conservation biology, and value to human society. Regular updates to the phylogenies within the book keep it current.