Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

BIO 720 Entomology

3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours; 4 credits. A comprehensive introduction to entomology. Lectures will introduce insect structure and behavior with emphasis on (1) adaptations for locomotion, (2) ecology and reproductive behavior, (3) physiological processes, (4) insect-generated sound and its function, (5) migration and distribution, (6) developmental and metamorphic stages. Laboratory sessions will involve dissection of preserved and fresh specimens, observation of live animals, field collection, and identification. Prerequisite: BIO 322 or BIO 338 or BIO 360 or equivalent, or permission of the instructor.




Material Fee: $25