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300283 UE+EX Identification of amphibian larvae in lab and field (2021S)

3.00 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. 15 participants
Language: German



3 day excursions in June
Mi., 2.6.2021: Exelberg (Wien)
Mi., 9.6. 2021: Hohenau/March
Sa., 19.6. 2021: Gmünd/Waldviertel


Aims, contents and method of the course

Aim: Knowledge of Centraleuropean amphibian larvae
March 26, 2021, 13:15-16:45, Ü7: introduction lesson, determination of preserved larvae using a determination scriptum and a stereomicroscope
3 days with field excursions in June (dates above): Sampling in habitats with different amphibian species assemblages, live determination of the larvae using pocket lenses (8x-10x) and additional characters of living larvae.

Assessment and permitted materials

Attendance control, active participation in the laboratory course and the excursions and protocols of the field excursions

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participation in the four days, positive teamworks
Pocket lenses (8x-10x) are absolutely necessary!!!
Grading system:
8 points for active participation (2 for each lesson) possible + 8 Points for the protocols = 16 points possible
15-16P: 1, 13-14 P: 2, 11-12P: 3, 9-10P: 4, 0-8P: 5
If more than one lesson is missed, the course cannot be completed positively.

Examination topics

Reading list

literature will be presented in the first lesson

Association in the course directory

UF BU 10, WZB, M-WZB, MEC-9, MZO W-2

Last modified: Fr 26.02.2021 09:29