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2019-2020 Catalog
ZOO 5206C: Advanced Entomology

Course Description for Advanced Entomology

ZOO5206C: Advanced Entomology

Description: Insects represent one of the most diverse groups of organisms on the planet. In this course we will investigate the evolution, taxonomy, anatomy, physiology and ecology of the major evolutionary branches of the insects. We will consider the interactions between insects and other groups of organisms with a special emphasis on their relationship to humans. This course has a required lab component where students create an insect collection from the wild. This process includes collecting, killing and preserving insects.