by Robert D. Barnes
Biology of the Invertebrates
by Jan Pechenik
This textbook is the most concise and readable invertebrates book in terms of detail and pedagogy (other texts do not offer boxed readings, a second color, end of chapter questions, or pronunciation guides). All phyla of invertebrates are covered (comprehensive) with an emphasis on unifying characteristics of each group.
by Stephen Miller, John Harley
Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates
by James H. Thorp, Alan P. Covich
The Third Edition of Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates continues the tradition of in-depth coverage of the biology, ecology, phylogeny, and identification of freshwater invertebrates from the USA and Canada. This edition is in color for the first time and includes greatly expanded classification of many phyla.
- Contains extensive and detailed classification keys for identification of diverse freshwater invertebrates.
- Many drawings and color photographs of freshwater invertebrates.
- Single source for a broad coverage of the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and phylogeny of all major groups of invertebrates in inland waters of North America, north of Mexico.