|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
This subject provides an overview of the major phyla of marine and terrestrial invertebrates. Emphasis will be placed on the evolution and physical diversity of the phyla and their main biological and life-history features. Topics include phylogenetic relationships among the metazoans; biodiversity; patterns of evolution within the major phyla; reasons for the success of the major phyla.
|Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of Level 1 organismal biology and should have completed BS1007(TSV) or BZ1006(CNS) or equivalent.|
|Prerequisites:||BZ1004 OR AG1004 OR BZ1006 OR BZ1007 OR BS1007|
|MB5380 ZL2005 ZL5005|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor David Bourne|
|Lecturers:||Professor Michael Kingsford, Dr Jodie Rummer, Assoc. Professor David Bourne, Dr Janine Sheaves, Dr Orpha Bellwood, Assoc. Professor Jan Strugnell.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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