Università degli Studi di Perugia

Unit ENTOMOLOGY

Course
Biology
Study-unit Code
GP004108
Curriculum
Biodiversita' e gestione delle risorse naturali
Teacher
Manuela Rebora
Teachers
  • Manuela Rebora
Hours
  • 42 ore - Manuela Rebora
CFU
6
Course Regulation
Coorte 2021
Offered
2021/22
Learning activities
Affine/integrativa
Area
Attività formative affini o integrative
Sector
BIO/05
Type of study-unit
Opzionale (Optional)
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
Italian
Contents
Introduction to Insects, the great insect evolutionary success, external and internal anatomy, reproduction and development, sensory systems, insects and soil, forensic entomology, aquatic insects, insects and plants
Reference texts
gullan and Cranston, An Outline of Entomology, Chapman and All
Educational objectives
The course aims to provide an overview of the biodiversity of insects, the reasons for their evolutionary success, their functional morphology, the relationships of insects with humans.
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of animal biology
Teaching methods
frontal lessons
Other information
Frequency not compulsory but strongly adviced
Learning verification modality
The exam is an oral test consisting of an interview lasting about 20 to 30 minutes to ascertain the student's level of knowledge and understanding capability acquired on the different contents indicated in the program. During the oral examination the student's communication skills will be also evaluated.
Extended program
The class of Insects, the great evolutionary success of Insects, external and internal anatomy, sensory biology, reproduction, development and biological cycles, the main orders of insects, evolution, soil insects, aquatic insects, insects and plants, predation and parasitism, control systems, forensic entomology
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