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Introduction to Entomology

A general introduction to the biology and classification of insects, the course surveys insect structure, function, development, and evolution. Concepts of physiology, ecology, and behavior are introduced, and the reasons for the success and diversity of insects are examined. Coevolved relationships and social structure are also covered. The laboratory introduces students to arthropod anatomy, insect morphology, development, and a survey of insect orders and major families. An insect collection is required. 4 cr/fall&spr. 

Department: 
Entomology
Course#: 
302
Course: 
Introduction to Entomology
Credits: 
4
Instructor(s): 
Young, Daniel
Semester: 
Fall, Spr