Jan 24, 2019  
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENVS 343 - Aquatic Entomology

(4 cr) This course introduces the taxonomy and ecology of the insects most commonly found in freshwater environments. Topics covered include insect diversity, behavioral, morphological, and physiological adaptations to specific habitats, population and community level ecology, and ecological relationships with physical and biotic environments. The laboratory will emphasize methods of sampling for aquatic invertebrates, recognition of all orders and major families of aquatic insects, and use of keys for identification of specific aquatic insects to lower taxonomic form. Prerequisites: ENVS 201  and ENVS 202  (including labs), or BIOL 103  and BIOL 104 , or BIOL 208  and BIOL 209 .



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