Invertebrate Zoology Interesting Websites

 

Use these sites to enhance your understanding and appreciation of zoology. The links listed here are not required course material.

 

Classification/Evolution:

 

Cladistics Glossary glossary of terms about cladistics
Understanding Cladistics

Red Queen Hypothesis
Frequency Dependent Selection


Ten Great Advances in Evolution


Biological Species Concept


Protozoans:

 

Flagellated Protozoans

What is a Plankton Tow?
Chlamydomonas
Chlamydomonas lifecycle (interactive)
Volvox site dedicated to all things Volvox
Ciguatera
The Bottom of the Ocean

Human Parasites
Apicomplexans


Invertebrates:

 

Weekly Invertebrate (spineless, but not weak)

Invertebrate Zoology

Sponges
More sponges
Even more sponges
Water flow in an asconoid sponge (helpful for exam 1)
Sponges (Animal Diversity Web)
Was The Humble Sponge Earth's First Animal?

Cnidarians
More Cnidarians
    animation
All about neumatocysts
Box Jellies
Ctenophores
Flatworms
More Flatworms
Penis Fencing Flatworms
Polyclads
Rotifers

Save the Guinea Worm Foundation
Molluscs
Everything you Want to Know about Pearls
Fat Pocketbook Mussel Conservation
Cuttlefish Sashimi
Annelids
More Annelids

Palolo, Samoan Delicacy

Leeches

More leeches

Arthropods
Evo Devo
Five-foot Water Scorpion

Final Extinction of the Trilobites

Arachnids

Copepods

Barnacles

Cicadas

Praying Mantis Women's Brigade
Tickborne Diseases of US

CSU spider site

Spider Spinnerets

How to Identify Dangerous Scorpions
Body Beasts

Ichneumon wasps (Megarhyssa macrurus)
Orchid Mantis Impersonates Plants
New Digital Camera Inspired by Arthropods
Occupy Denver Infested with Scabies
Aquatic Insects
Homeotic Genes
Echinoderms
More Echinoderms


Hemichordates:

Hemichordates
Acorn Worms
Acorn Worm Feces

Laboratory Resources:

 

Zoo Lab a great resource for zoology lab, complete with information and pictures of many of the organisms we will look at in lab. This site also has some practice lab exam questions.

 

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