BZ3745 - Tropical Entomology
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
The ecology, systematics, structure and function of terrestrial arthropods including
the insects, arachnids and myriapods.Topics include evolution and systematics of terrestrial
arthropods; structure and function of insect systems; biological control and integrated
pest management; collecting, curating and identifying terrestrial arthropods.
- to appreciate the diversity of terrestrial arthropods;
- to correctly identify and curate terrestrial arthropods;
- to know the variety of techniques used to collect terrestrial arthropods;
- to understand the evolutionary relationships between the major groups of terrestrial
- to understand the theory behind biological control and integrated pest management.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of organismal
biology and taxonomy (BZ1006-CNS/BS1007-TSV or equivalent), and skills in data analysis
and experimental design (SC2202 or SC2209 or equivalent).
||(SC2202 OR SC2209 OR BZ2001 OR BS2001 OR AG2001) AND (BZ1006 OR BS1007 OR BZ1007 OR
ZL1001 OR BZ1004 OR AG1004)
|ZL5501 ZL3501 BZ5745
Study Period 3
|Census Date 07-Feb-2019
|Face to face teaching
04-Feb-2019 to 15-Feb-2019
||Dr Peter Yeeles.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours on-campus > Lectures
- 25 hours on-campus > Practicals
- 9 hours fieldwork
- assessment and self-directed study
||quizzes or tests (40%); insect collection (30%); school-administered final exam (30%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest