Universität Wien

300041 UE Exercise to Palaeodiversity of Invertebrates (2021W)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 12 participants
Language: German



300100 VO Paläodiversität der Evertebraten
300041 UE Übung zu Paläodiversität der Evertebraten
im Mikroskopiersaal 2A205, Donnerstag, 9h – 12h
7. Oktober 2021
14. Oktober 2021
21. Oktober 2021
28. Oktober 2021
4. November 2021
11. November 2021
18. November 2021
25. November 2021
2. Dezember 2021
9. Dezember 2021
16. Dezember 2021
13. Dezember 2021
20. Jänner 2022
27. Jänner 2022


Aims, contents and method of the course

This practice builds upon the lecture Paleodiversity of invertebrates. During the course drawings of the morphology of taxa have to be performed and characters labeled. These drawings will be evaluated.
Videos and pdfs of Powerpoint presentations will be provided on the Moodle platform well in advance. This material should be studied in preparation for the lecture. During the lecture we will answer questions of the students.

Assessment and permitted materials

Drawings will be collected every week and seperately evaluated.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Art least half of the drawings must be evaluated positively.
The overall grade is a mean value

Examination topics

Drawings have to be provided

Reading list

Boardman, R.S., Cheetham, A.H., Rowell, A.J., 1987, Fossil Invertebrates, 713 pp.
Clarkson, E.N.K., 1998, Invertebrate Palaeontology and Evolution, 4th edition, Blackwell, 452 pp
Lehmann U. & Hillmer, G. 2001, Wirbellose Tiere der Vorzeit, Enke-Verlag, 336 pp.
Taylor, P.D. & Lewis, D.N. 2005, Fossil Invertebrates, Natural History Museum London, 208 pp.
Ziegler, B., 2008, Paläontologie. Vom Leben der Vorzeit, Schweizerbart, 293 pp.

Association in the course directory

BPB 3, BAN 6, BBO 8, BMG 10, BMB 10, BOE 11, BZO 11, UF BU 10

Last modified: Fr 01.10.2021 16:49