Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

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FALL 2018 (EEB 3273)

Owen's vertebrate archetype

Fall 2010 class in the lab



INSTRUCTOR


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Kurt Schwenk, Ph.D., Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Office: Torrey Life Science 360
Lab: TLS 365
Voice: 860-486-0351
Lab phone: 860-486-4158
Fax: 860-486-6364
Email: kurt.schwenk@uconn.edu
Dr. Schwenk's web page






TEACHING ASSISTANT


Jack handling a cobra in South Africa

Name: Jack Phillips
Office/Lab: TLS 365 (Schwenk Lab)
Office hours: By appointment
Email: jackson.phillips@uconn.edu











COURSE DOWNLOADS


CLICK ON PDF SYMBOL TO DOWNLOAD HANDOUT

Pdficon small.gif Exam 1 Sample Questions—No Answers
Pdficon small.gif Exam 1 Sample Questions—With Answers


LECTURE EXAM 1 VOCABULARY LISTS

Pdficon small.gif Exam 1 Vocabulary List 1
Pdficon small.gif Exam 1 Vocabulary List 2
Pdficon small.gif Exam 1 Vocabulary List 3

Pdficon small.gif Aristotle's Ghost, essay by Dr. Schwenk about human and animal diversity



Vertebrate Diversity

'Tree of Life' website
University of Michigan research collections - many pics of skulls, etc.

Agnathans

Hagfish extreme slime clogs predator gills, hagfish always escapes
Active predation by hagfish!

Chondrichthyes

Amazing deep ocean video of a living chimaera!

Cat Dissections

Virtual cat dissection
Cat muscle dissection with self-quiz
Cat circulatory system dissection
UConn PNB Catlas

Feeding

Shark feeding
Steve Deban's incredible salamander, frog and chameleon feeding videos
Python feeding
Crocodile feeding
Giraffe feeding - lingual prehension of Acacia leaves
Pangolin feeding
Hidden leopard attacks impala

Locomotion

Bruce Jayne's videos of snake and lizard (and other) locomotion!
Snake locomotion
Turtle locomotion & breathing
Turtle/Tortoise walking—note it always has 3 feet on the ground for stability
Crocodile swimming
Armadillo gathering grass
Armadillo locomotion
Armadillo shnuffling
Armadillo digging
Cheetah animated model
Baboon locomotion
Horse locomotion
Kangaroo locomotion