Terrestrial and Freshwater Taxonomy
Objectives and Content
Review of sampling methods, preservation, preparation and labeling, and the use of keys for identification. Emphasis will be placed on Arthropods (Arthropoda).
Semester of Instruction
Spring. Will not be offered spring 2013.
Students will learn to collect, curate and identify limnic and terrestrial invertebrates. The aim of the course is to acquire basic knowledge of species for further studies of terrestrial and limnic groups.
The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.