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.
- Invigilated > Quizzes or tests - (40%)
- Insect collection - (30%)
- Invigilated > School-administered final exam - (30%).
|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 06-Feb-2020
|Face to face teaching
03-Feb-2020 to 14-Feb-2020
||Dr Peter Yeeles.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 25 hours practicals
- 9 hours fieldwork
- assessment and self-directed study
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