Universität Wien FIND

300101 UE Practical training in determination native animals (2013S)

Introduction to functional morphology, systematics and diversity of Central European animals

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Vorbesprechung: 04.03.2013 um 15.00 Uhr im HS 1, UZA 1 mit Anmeldung und Kurseinteilung

DIE PERSÖNLICHE ANWESENHEIT ODER VERTRETUNG IST ERFORDERLICH, ES ERFOLGT DIE ZUTEILUNG ZU DEN VIER PARALLELKURSEN DI, MI, DO, FR

Kursbeginn DI 06.03. 2012 im ÜR 4, 4 Parallelkurse, Di-Fr von 13-17 Uhr, ÜR 4, UZA 1.

Details

max. 180 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes

Currently no class schedule is known.

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In weekly courses the most important indigenous animal groups (vertebrates, molluscs, insects and arachnids) are presented and identified with special identification keys. Each course consists of a theoretical introduction to the morphology and taxonomy, practical identification techniques and a summarising conclusion of the subject matter. The goal of the course is to impart systematic knowledge of important indigenous animal taxa.

Assessment and permitted materials

3 oral intermediate examinations (knowledge of species diversity), evaluation of the field course, final written examination. The overall grade comprises the total of all course performances

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Aim of the lecture is the knowledge of important representatives of the native fauna from fish, amphibians and reptiles, mammels and birds, insect orders, grasshoppers, bugs and cicadas, beetles, butterflies, hymenopterans, flies, insect larvae, arachnids, gastropods and bivalves). Animal identification with determination books on different taxonomy levels(e.g. family or species). The courses also deal with functional morphology and morphological diversity of the course materials.

Examination topics

40 to 60 minutes ppt-lecture about systematics, morphology and determination criterions of the course material, about three hours self-employed possibility for determination. Debriefing of the course summarizing the specific features of the handled material.

Reading list

SCHAEFER M., 2010: BROHMER, Fauna von Deutschland. 23. Auflg., Quelle & Meyer, 809 pp. ISBN 978-3-494-01472-2 wird verwendet.

Association in the course directory

B-BOE 4, B-BZO 7, B-BPB 8, BZO 7, BOE 6, BPB 8, B-BAN 9, B-BMG 11, B-BMB 10, B-BPF 8

Last modified: Fr 31.08.2018 08:56