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300219 VO Evolutionary developmental palaeobiology of Vertebrates (2016S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

This course provides basic insights into the evolution of vertebrate skeletal systems and modules and events in the evolution of vertebrates.


Language: German

Examination dates



DO. wtl from 03.03.2016 to 30.06.2016, 1:30 - 3:00 pm s.t.
Location: Lecture hall 1 (2A120), First level, UZA II Geo-Centrum


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students gain a general overview of evolutionary events and the origin of vertebrates and major vertebrate groups, respectively. The knowledge will be presented as lecture. Lecture contents:
Topic 1: Origin and early evolution of vertebrates
Topic 2: Evolution of the vertebrate skeletal system
Topic 3: Major events in the evolution of vertebrates
Topic 4: Taphonomy of vertebrates
30.06: Final examination

Assessment and permitted materials

Single coice test.
1. Test: 30.06.2016, Lecture Hall 1 (2A120), 1.OG, UZA II Geo-Zentrum, 13:30 bis 15:00
2. Test: 29.09.2016, Lecture Hall 1, 10:00 bis 11:30
3. Test: 15.12.2016, Lecture Hall 1, 10:00 bis 11:30

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The final examination is a multiple-choice test. At least 60% of questions need to be answered correctly for passing the test successfully.

Examination topics

The content of lectures.

Reading list


Association in the course directory

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

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