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Title      : ANIMAL TAXONOMY
Subject      : Biology
copyright © 2019   : Manideep Raj
Author      : Manideep Raj
Publisher      : Interlinepublishing
Chapters/Pages      : 27/178
Total Price      : Rs.      : 87
 
 
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TAXONOMY & SYSTEMATICS: AN INTRODUCTION Total views (15)  
This chapter provides an introduction to the science of taxonomy and systematics, the similarities and differences between the two. Also provided are the stages of taxonomy, the aims and tasks of a taxonomist and the future of systematics in light of the fact as to how the internet is today revolutionizing the more than 250 year old science of taxonomy.
Pages: 8
Price: Rs 0   
 
CONTRIBUTION OF SYSTEMATICS TO BIOLOGY Total views (5)  
This chapter deals with the contribution of taxonomy to theoretical and applied biology. Contribution of systematics in applied biology are discussed with reference to biodiversity conservation, public health and safety, agriculture, biological control, detecting environmental contamination, quarantine, protection against invasive alien species, combatting biological terrorism, analyzing the effec ......
Pages: 11
Price: Rs 5.5   
 
ZOOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION Total views (6)  
A brief introduction to the concept of classification and biological classification is presented. Also included are the needs, importance, goals and functions of biological classification along with the steps in the taxonomic procedure of classification
Pages: 4
Price: Rs 2   
 
SYSTEMS OF CLASSIFICATION Total views (4)  
This chapter deals with the different systems of classification from the viewpoints of classical taxonomy and the current practices. The concepts of artificial and natural systems of classification is explained under classical taxonomy. The current systems of classification provide a detailed account of the basic concepts, principles, procedures, advantages and disadvantages of Phenetics (Numerica ......
Pages: 15
Price: Rs 7.5   
 
TAXONOMIC HEIRARCHY Total views (3)  
Linnaean hierarchy, Obligatory hierarchy, All possible ranks
Pages: 3
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TAXONOMIC TERMS Total views (1)  
Phenon, Taxon, Category, Monophyletic taxon, Polyphyletic taxon, Paraphyletic Taxon, Homology, Homoplasy, Phylogenetic tree
Pages: 6
Price: Rs 3   
 
TAXONOMIC KEYS Total views (1)  
Why are identification keys necessary? Method of using a taxonomic key, Types of taxonomic keys, Indented key, Simple Non-bracket key, Simple Bracket key, Pictorial key, Box-type key, Circular key
Pages: 4
Price: Rs 2   
 
BINOMIAL NOMENCLATURE Total views (1)  
The rules of the system, Derivation of names, Shortest and longest binomials, Tautonym Shortest binomial tautonym, Longest binomial tautonyms, Trinomial nomenclature Shortest and longest trinomial tautonyms
Pages: 3
Price: Rs 1.5   
 
CONCEPT OF SPECIES Total views (1)  
Importance of Species Concept in Biology, Defining Species A Major Problem, Nominalistic Species Concept, Typological/Morphological Species Concept, The Phenetic Species Concept, Biological Species Concept, Evolutionary Species Concept, The Phylogenetic Species Concept, Recognition Species Concept, Ecological Species Concept, Genotypic Cluster Species Concept, Cohesion Species Concept, Genetic S ......
Pages: 14
Price: Rs 5.6   
 
GLOSSARY OF SPECIES TERMS Total views (0)  
Monotypic and Polytypic species, Allopatric species and Sympatric species, Allotopic and Syntopic species, Allohospitalic and Synhospitalic species, Peripatric and Parapatric species, Cryptic species and Sibling species, Paleospecies and Chronospecies, Semispecies and Superspecies, Ringspecies, Cosmopolitan and Endemic species, Continental, Insular and Montane species
Pages: 7
Price: Rs 3.5   
 
INFRASPECIFIC CATEGORIES AND TERMS Total views (0)  
Variety, Deme, Form or Morphotype, Cline, Race, Subspecies, Approaches to the Recognition of Subspecies, Different Subspecies Concepts, Geographical Subspecies, Temporal Subspecies, Seasonal Subspecies, Annual Subspecies, Geological Subspecies, Ecological Subspecies, Polytopic Subspecies, Practical problems with the application of the sub species concept
Pages: 5
Price: Rs 2.5   
 
HISTORY OF SYSTEMATICS Total views (1)  
First Period: Pre-Linnaean Taxonomy, Second period: Linnaeus and his contemporaries, Third Period: From Systema Naturae to the Origin of Species, Fourth Period: Darwin and Phylogeny, Fifth Period: Population Systematics, Sixth Period: Current Trends
Pages: 6
Price: Rs 3   
 
IDENTIFICATION Total views (0)  
Identification methods, From literature, Keys, Through pictures, Direct comparison, Combination of methods, Problems encountered in identification, Future prospects
Pages: 3
Price: Rs 1.5   
 
CYTOLOGICAL APPROACH TO TAXONOMY: CYTOTAXONOMY Total views (0)  
Definition, Explanation, Methods of Cytotaxonomy: Karyotype Analysis, Examples of the Use of Cytological Characters in Taxonomy, Utility of Cytotaxonomy, Limitations of the Cytological Approach
Pages: 3
Price: Rs 1.5   
 
CHEMOTAXONOMY Total views (0)  
Definition, Explanation, Methods of Chemotaxonomy, Immunological, Chromatography, Electrophoresis, Analysis of Secondary Compounds, Limitations of Chemotaxonomy
Pages: 4
Price: Rs 2   
 
MOLECULAR TAXONOMY Total views (0)  
Introduction, Development of the science of molecular taxonomy, Methods of molecular taxonomy, Applications of molecular taxonomy, Advantages and disadvantages of molecular taxonomy
Pages: 4
Price: Rs 2   
 
ECOLOGICAL AND BEHAVORIAL APPROACH TO TAXONOMY Total views (2)  
Ecological approach to taxonomy is explained with reference to niche specialty and specificity. Behavioral approach is explained with reference to various aspects of animal behavior which have been used in taxonomy like sound recordings, web patterns, bioluminescence patterns, use of extraneous materials in construction of nest etc.
Pages: 4
Price: Rs 2   
 
MORPHOLOGICAL, EMBRYOLOGICAL & GEOGRAPHICAL APPROACH Total views (1)  
The methods and respective shortcomings of the morphological and embryological approaches to animal taxonomy are presented. Geographical approach entails analysis at the levels of macrotaxonomy and microtaxonomy
Pages: 3
Price: Rs 1.05   
 
TAXONOMIC COLLECTION AND PRESERVATION: AN INTRODUCTION Total views (0)  
An introduction to the concept, necessity and importance of biological collections, fixation and preservation
Pages: 3
Price: Rs 1.05   
 
METHODS FOR COLLECTING INVERTEBRATES Total views (0)  
Flight Interception Traps, Bait Traps, Berlese-Tullgren Funnels, Pitfall Traps, Chemical Extraction, Flotation Methods, Malaise Traps, Canopy Fogging, Beat Sheet, Plankton Nets, Cylinder Samplers, Water Pumps and Hose, Kick Nets, Rock Basket Sampling, Grabs and Scoops, Multi-plate Sampling, Dredging, Hand-Collecting, Flashlights, Floodlamps and Blacklights, Yellow Pan Traps, Aerial Net, Sweep Nett ......
Pages: 12
Price: Rs 6   
 
METHODS FOR COLLECTING CHORDATES Total views (1)  
Methods for collecting lower chordates, fishes, amphibia, reptilia, birds and mammals are enumerated
Pages: 8
Price: Rs 4   
 
PRESERVATION OF INVERTEBRATES Total views (0)  
Invertebrate killing methods, killing jars, Freezing, The dry method of preservation of, Foraminifera and Radiolaria, Sponges, Horny corals and stony corals, Dry shells of Mollusca, Echinoderms. Insect preservation, Relaxing methods, Insect pins, pinning blocks, Setting/spreading, Card points, Card platforms, Minuten pins, Gelatin capsules, Gluing to pins, The wet preservation technique, Preservat ......
Pages: 9
Price: Rs 4.5   
 
PRESERVATION OF CHORDATES Total views (0)  
Methods for preservation of lower chordates, fishes, amphibia, reptilia, birds and mammals are enumerated
Pages: 7
Price: Rs 3.5   
 
CURATION Total views (1)  
Jobs of a Curator, Management and Care of Natural History Collections, Documentation, Pest Control, Preventive Conservation, Access, Loans Research, Education, Exhibition, Emergency Preparedness, Deaccessions
Pages: 4
Price: Rs 2   
 
INTERNATIONAL CODE OF ZOOLOGICAL NOMENCLATURE: BASIC CONCEPTS Total views (0)  
General Objectives of Scientific Nomenclature and the Code (ICZN), Uniqueness, Universality, Stability, Clarity, Economy, Organisms covered by ICZN, Principles governing the Code, Historical background (origin) of the Code, ICZN - an outline, The Code proper, The Chapters and the Articles
Pages: 11
Price: Rs 5.5   
 
ICZN: INTERPRETATION OF IMPORTANT RULES Total views (0)  
Availability of Names, Principle of Priority, Principle of First Reviser, Synonymy, Homonymy, Validity of names, Kinds of names
Pages: 7
Price: Rs 3.5   
 
TYPIFICATION AND ZOOLOGICAL TYPES Total views (0)  
Need and Importance of type specimens, Relationship between taxonomy, nomenclature and type specimens, Categories of type specimens regulated by ICZN, Name bearing types, Holotype, Syntype, Hapantotype, Lectotype, Neotype, Types without any name bearing function, Paratypes, Paralectotypes, Process of Typification, Glossary of type terminology
Pages: 10
Price: Rs 5   
 


 
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