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Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Handbook of Physiology, Comparative Physiology

  1. E. A. Arbas,
  2. R. B. Levine,
  3. N. J. Strausfeld

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp130211

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Arbas, E. A., Levine, R. B. and Strausfeld, N. J. 2011. Invertebrate Nervous Systems. Comprehensive Physiology. 751–852.

Author Information

  1. Arizona Research Laboratories, Division of Neurobiology and Departments of Physiology and Anatomy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Overview of Invertebrate Systems
    • 1.1
      Plants and Unicellular Microbes
    • 1.2
      Parazoa: Sponges
    • 1.3
      Diploblastic Metazoa: Anemones, Jellyfish, and Comb Jellies
    • 1.4
      The First Brains: Flatworms, Flukes, and Tapeworms (Platyhelminthes)
    • 1.5
      Nemertines, Pseudocoelomates, and Others
    • 1.6
      Nematodes
    • 1.7
      Annelids, Arthropods, and Molluscs
    • 1.8
      Echinoderms
    • 1.9
      Chaetognaths
    • 1.10
      Invertebrate Chordates
  • 2
    Principle-Oriented Vignettes
    • 2.1
      Voltage-Gated Ion Channels and Membrane Biophysics
    • 2.2
      Synaptic Transmission and Neurosecretion
    • 2.3
      Selected Neuronal Circuits
    • 2.4
      Long-Term Plasticity of Invertebrate Neuronal Circuits
    • 2.5
      Sensory Representation and Processing
    • 2.6
      Olfaction
    • 2.7
      Vision
    • 2.8
      Mechanosensation