In addition to the main text and the aforementioned Glossary, the volume contains numerous other elements. For further reading directs readers to additional sources of information about lower metazoans and lesser deuteros-tomes. Valuable contact information for Organizations is also included in an appendix. An exhaustive Lower Meta-zoans and Lesser Deuterostomes order list records all orders of lower metazoans and lesser deuterostomes as recognized by the editors and contributors of the volume. And a full-color Geologic time scale helps readers understand prehistoric time periods. Additionally, the volume contains a Subject index.
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