Chapter 4. Classification and Phylogeny

  1. C. U. M. Smith

Published Online: 24 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694374.ch4

Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition

Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition

How to Cite

Smith, C. U. M. (2009) Classification and Phylogeny, in Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694374.ch4

Author Information

  1. Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518625

Online ISBN: 9780470694374

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Keywords:

  • biological systematics;
  • cladistic classifications;
  • classification of the animal kingdom;
  • multicellularity;
  • unicellularity;
  • classification of metazoa;
  • evolution of neurosensory systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Systematics

  • Classification into Six Kingdoms

  • Unicellularity

  • Multicellularity

  • Protostomes and Deuterostomes

  • Classification of the Metazoa

  • Evolution of Nervous Systems

  • Concluding Remarks