Universität Wien FIND

300100 VO Palaeodiversity of Invertebrates (2020W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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


Language: German

Examination dates



Every Thursday from 9 am to 10.30 am
We start on 1 October
Lecture room 2A225, Geocenter, UZAII, Althanstraße 14
It is planned to teach on site in the lecture room
The mode of teaching will be adapted according to the Covid-19 situation


Aims, contents and method of the course

Taxonomy and systematics of invertebrates with emphasis on morphology and palaeodiversity. Students will know about the morphology and systematics of the important higher taxa of invertebrate metazoan fossils. They are aware of the evolution and diversity history of these taxa through the Phanerozoic.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written examination
First examination: 28 January 2021
Further examinations in early March and June or upon request

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Each teaching unit will be treated with one question. Korrectly answered qurestions receive 5 points. A positive evaluation requires 50% of the total score.

Examination topics

Matter of the subject

Reading list

Association in the course directory

BPB 3, BAN 6, BBO 8, BMG 10, BMB 10, BOE 11, BZO 11, UF BU 10, T601

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