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ZOOL 4640 - Entomology

Credits: (4)
Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
Course Fee: $25.00
Course Fee Purpose: Consumable lab supplies; lab equipment maintenance and replacement; motor pool
Description: Insects are the dominant animal group in terrestrial ecosystems and account for over half of all described species of organisms. This course provides an overview of insect anatomy, physiology, ecology and evolution. It also emphasizes the taxonomy of insects at the order and family levels and examines their role in natural systems, as well as their harmful and beneficial effects on agriculture and human health. The field-oriented lab focuses on the collection and curation of local insect specimens. Three hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week. 
Pre-requisite(s): ZOOL 1110  and ZOOL 2220 , or approval of instructor.



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