Contents

Foreword viii

How to use this book x

Advisory board xiii

Contributing writers xv

Contributing illustrators xvii

Volume 2: Protostomes

What is a protostome? 3

Evolution and systematics 7

Reproduction, development, and life history 15

Ecology 25

Symbiosis 31

Behavior 35

Protostomes and humans 41

Phylum ANNELIDA

Class POLYCHAETA 45

Class MYZOSTOMIDA 59

Class OLIGOCHAETA 65

Class HIRUDINIDA 75

Class POGONOPHORA 85

Phylum VESTIMENTIFERA 91

Phylum SIPUNCULA 97

Phylum ECHIURA 103

Phylum ONYCHOPHORA 109

Phylum TARDIGRADA 115

Phylum ARTHROPODA

Subphylum CRUSTACEA

Class REMIPEDIA 125

Class CEPHALOCARIDA 131

Class BRANCHIOPODA

Order ANOSTRACA 135

Order NOTOSTRACA 141

Order CONCHOSTRACA 147

Order CLADOCERA 153

Class MALACOSTRACA

Subclass PHYLLOCARIDA 161

Subclass EUMALACOSTRACA

Order STOMATOPODA 167

Order BATHYNELLACEA 177

Order ANASPIDACEA 181

Order EUPHAUSIACEA 185

Order AMPHIONIDACEA 195

Order DECAPODA 197

Order MYSIDA 215

Order LOPHOGASTRIDA 225

Order CUMACEA 229

Order TANAIDACEA 235

Order MICTACEA 241

Order SPELAEOGRIPHACEA 243

Order THERMOSBAENACEA 245

Order ISOPODA 249

Order AMPHIPODA 261

Class MAXILLOPODA

Subclass THECOSTRACA 273

Subclass TANTULOCARIDA 283

Subclass BRANCHIURA 289

Subclass MYSTACOCARIDA 295

Subclass COPEPODA 299

Subclass OSTRACODA 311

Class PENTASTOMIDA 317

Subphylum CHELICERIFORMES

Class PYCNOGONIDA 321

Class CHELICERATA

Subclass MEROSTOMATA 327

Subclass ARACHNIDA 333

Subphylum UNIRAMIA

Class MYRIAPODA

Subclass CHILOPODA 353

Subclass DIPLOPODA 363

Subclass SYMPHYLA 371

Subclass PAUROPODA 375

Phylum MOLLUSCA

Class APLACOPHORA 379

Class MONOPLACOPHORA 387

Class POLYPLACOPHORA 393

Class GASTROPODA

Subclass OPISTHOBRANCHIA 403

Subclass PULMONATA 411

Order PATELLOGASTROPODA 423

Superorder VETIGASTROPODA 429

Order COCCULINIFORMIA 435

Order NERITOPSINA 439

Order CAENOGASTROPODA 445

Class BIVALVIA 451

Class SCAPHOPODA 469

Class CEPHALOPODA 475

Phylum PHORONIDA 491

Phylum ECTOPROCTA

Class PHYLACTOLAEMATA 497

Class STENOLAEMATA 503

Class GYMNOLAEMATA 509

Phylum BRACHIOPODA

Class INARTICULATA 515

Class ARTICULATA 521

For further reading 529

Organizations 534

Contributors to the first edition 535

Glossary 542

Protostomes order list 548

Geologic time scale 550

Index 551

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