|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||School of Marine & Tropical Biology|
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 biology, particularly zoology (eg BZ1001, ZL1001 or BZ1004). A basic understanding of chemistry is highly recommended (eg. CH1001 or BM1000).|
|Prerequisites:||ZL1001 OR BZ1004 OR AG1004|
|MB5380 ZL2005 ZL5005|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2010|
|Coordinator:||<Person not found>|
|Lecturers:||<Person not found>, Professor David Blair, <Person not found>.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (25%); essays (15%).|
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