A BASIC GLOSSARY OF INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
by Ron Clouse
2016, 190 pages. This useful book is the result of many years of research and teaching about invertebrates. Originally written to assist the author’s students, it has been updated to reflect current thinking on invertebrate taxonomy, morphology, and anatomy. It provides a convenient reference book for students and biologists who often need to write and speak about invertebrate taxa outside of their specialty.
The glossary contains over 900 terms commonly encountered in the field of invertebrate zoology. The Introduction provides a well-written commentary about the terms defined, along with an extensive list of Greek and Latin root words and endings, and a guide to pronunciation. All terms include their phonetic pronunciation.
Paperback; 5 x 8″.
About the Author – Ron Clouse received his master’s degree in zoology from the University of Florida and his doctorate in biology from Harvard University. He has published scientific articles on the behavior, ecology, systematics, biogeography, and genetics of various invertebrate animals, including wasps, ants, flies, sea cucumbers, and harvestmen, as well as studies on malaria.
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