Aug 11, 2020  
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 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 , or BIOL 101  and BIOL 102 , or BIOL 208  and BIOL 209 .



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