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'''Field Notebook Assignments:'''<br>
 
'''Field Notebook Assignments:'''<br>
 
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/field_notebook_1.pdf}}Field_Notebook_Assignment_1.pdf<br>
 
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/field_notebook_1.pdf}}Field_Notebook_Assignment_1.pdf<br>
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/Field_notebook_assignment_2.pdf}}Field_notebook_assignment_2.pdf
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/Field_notebook_assignment_2.pdf}}Field_Notebook_Assignment_2.pdf<br>
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/Field_notebook_assignment_3.pdf}}Field_Notebook_Assignment_3.pdf<br>
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/Field_notebook_assignment_4.pdf}}Field_Notebook_Assignment_4.pdf<br>
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/Field_notebook_assignment_5.pdf}}Field_Notebook_Assignment_5.pdf<br>
 
'''Current Events:''' {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/Current_events.pdf}}Current_events.pdf <br>
 
'''Current Events:''' {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/Current_events.pdf}}Current_events.pdf <br>
 
'''Live Insect Project:''' {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/Live_insect_project.pdf}}Live_insect_project.pdf <br>
 
'''Live Insect Project:''' {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/Live_insect_project.pdf}}Live_insect_project.pdf <br>
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'''Course Flickr page:''' [http://www.flickr.com/photos/uconn_field_entomology_2012/ UConn Field Entomology 2012] <br>
 
'''Course Flickr page:''' [http://www.flickr.com/photos/uconn_field_entomology_2012/ UConn Field Entomology 2012] <br>
 
Please add your name or initials to any photos you upload (in the description or tags).  
 
Please add your name or initials to any photos you upload (in the description or tags).  
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'''Labeling'''<br>
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/localities_updated_Aug_3.xls}}Localities with GPS coordinates, updated August 3rd<br>
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/label_template.doc}}Label Template<br>
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/collection.xlsx}}Excel spreadsheet for collection<br><br>
  
 
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| July 13 || Pinning and preservation<br> {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/3%20-%20pinning%20and%20preservation.pdf}}Lecture 3 <br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/label_template.doc}}Label Template || || Open lab for pinning || Borror&White<br> pgs 23-46
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| July 13 || Pinning and preservation<br> {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/3%20-%20pinning%20and%20preservation.pdf}}Lecture 3 || || Open lab for pinning || Borror&White<br> pgs 23-46
 
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| July 16 || Morphology and illustration<br> {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/lab3_ext_anatomy%202010.doc}}External Anatomy handout || #1: Orders, collecting, pinning || Grass behind TLS <br> Greenhouse||
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| July 16 || Morphology and illustration<br> {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/4%20-%20morphology%20and%20illustration.pdf}}Lecture 4 <br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/lab3_ext_anatomy%202010.doc}}External Anatomy handout || #1: Orders, collecting, pinning || Grass behind TLS || Morphology links<br>[http://www.animalcorner.co.uk/insects/beetles/beetle_anatomy.html Coleoptera]<br>[http://www.cirrusimage.com/Moths/caterpillar_anatomy.gif Lepidoptera]<br> [http://collections.infocollections.org/ukedu/collect/ukedu/index/assoc/r0032e/p30.gif Hymenoptera]<br>[http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTV8h2VWdREDZmOB7g20WLQakR0HsE0oifpo-1spLTcxybkh83t6UatJyMvSg Hemiptera]
 
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| July 18 || Entognatha, Archaeognatha, Zygentoma, Ephemeroptera, Odonata || || TLS boiler room, around campus ||
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| July 18 || Entognatha, Archaeognatha, Thysanura, Ephemeroptera, Odonata<br> {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/5%20-%20primitive%20orders.pdf}}Lecture 5 || || TLS inside and outside<br> Lab time to examine soil specimens|| [http://bdei2.cs.umb.edu/~whaber/Odonata_of_Ecuador/index.html Odonata of Ecuador]
 
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| July 20 || Plecoptera, Dermaptera, Orthoptera, Phasmatodea || || Fenton river - aquatics ||
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| July 20 || Plecoptera, Dermaptera, Orthoptera, Psocoptera<br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/6%20-%20plecoptera%20orthoptera%20et%20al.pdf}}Lecture 6 || || Rained out!<br>UConn Collections Facility || [http://efg.cs.umb.edu:8080/keys/html//StreamsKey_html/index.html Electronic Field Guide to Aquatic Stream Insects]<br>[http://www.biodiversity.uconn.edu/Collections/chp.html UConn Collections]
 
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| July 23* || Lepidoptera || #2: Families through July 20, morphology and illustration || Eagleville Reservoir trail ||
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| July 23* || Lepidoptera<br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/7%20-%20lepidoptera.pdf}}Lecture 7 || #2: Families through July 20, morphology and illustration || Merrow Meadow Park<br> NATIONAL MOTH WEEK:<br>Night collecting trip ||
 
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| July 25* || Trichoptera, Blattodea, Isoptera, Mantodea || || Spring Manor Farm trail ||
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| July 25* || Trichoptera, Blattodea, Isoptera, Mantodea, Phasmatodea<br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/8%20-%20blattodea%2C%20mantodea%2C%20isoptera%2C%20et%20al.pdf}}Lecture 8 || || Fenton River<br> Aquatic trip ||
 
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| July 27* || Hemiptera || || Hilltop Hiking trail ||
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| July 27* || Hemiptera<br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/9%20-%20hemiptera.pdf}}Lecture 9 || || Lab day ||
 
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| July 30 || Coleoptera || #3: Families through July 27 || Fenton River - set traps ||
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| July 30 || Coleoptera<br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/10%20-%20coleoptera.pptx}}Lecture 10 || #3: Families through July 27 || Spring Manor Farm ||
 
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| August 1 || Megaloptera, Neuroptera || Collection check-in || Fenton River - check traps ||
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| August 1 || Megaloptera, Neuroptera<br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/11%20-%20megaloptera%2C%20neuroptera.pdf}}Lecture 11|| Collection check-in || HEEP Trail ||
 
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| August 3 || Hymenoptera || || Mansfield Hollow ||
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| August 3 || Hymenoptera<br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/12%20-%20hymenoptera.pdf}}Lecture 12 || || Moss Sanctuary ||
 
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| August 6 || Mecoptera, Siphonaptera, Diptera || #4: Families through August 3 || Merrow Meadow ||
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| August 6 || Mecoptera, Siphonaptera, Diptera<br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/13%20-%20diptera.pdf}}Lecture 13 || #4: Families through August 3 || Merrow Meadow ||
 
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| August 8 || Insects as pets || || UConn Collections Facility ||
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| August 8 || Insects as pets<br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/14%20-%20insects%20as%20pets.pdf}}Lecture 14 || || HEEP Trail ||
 
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| August 10 || Insects in culture  || || Open lab ||
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| August 10 || Insects in culture<br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/15%20-%20insects%20in%20culture.pdf}}Lecture 15 || || Open lab ||
 
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| August 13 || Insects as food || #5: Families through August 10, fun lectures || Insect Banquet ||
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| August 13 || Insects as food<br>{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/fieldentomology/restricted/16%20-%20entomophagy.pdf}}Lecture 16 || #5: Families through August 10, fun lectures || Insect Banquet ||
 
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| August 15 || Open lab || || ||
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| August 15 || Jeopardy Game<br>Due: Live Insect Project (midnight) || || Open Lab ||
 
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| August 17 || Due: Collections, Field Notebook || Lab Practical || ||
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| August 17 || Due: Collections (midnight) || FINAL EXAM || Open Lab ||
 
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EEB 4252 - Field Entomology

Summer Session II 2012

Day,Time: MWF, 9am-12pm
Dates: July 9 - August 17
Place: Storrs campus, Torrey Life Sciences Room 313
Credits: 3 (open to majors and non-majors)
Instructor: Brigette Zacharczenko
Textbook:
Borror, DJ and RE White, 1970. Peterson Field Guide to Insects: America North of Mexico.

Introduction

You may think that humans rule the world, but it is really the insects! In this course you will learn techniques for collecting and identifying insects, as well as why everyone should pay more attention to our six legged friends. Assignments are designed to hone your observational skills and creativity.

Course Procedures and Policies

Academic Integrity:
Plagiarism and cheating are violations of the student conduct code, and may be punished by failure in the course or, in severe cases, dismissal from the University. For more information, see Appendix A of the Student Conduct Code.

Disabilities:
If you have a disability for which you may be requesting an accommodation, you should contact a course instructor and the Center for Students with Disabilities (Wilbur Cross Building, Room 201) within the first two weeks of the semester.

Syllabus and Course Materials

Full Syllabus: Pdficon small.gifSyllabus.pdf
Field Notebook Assignments:

Pdficon small.gifField_Notebook_Assignment_1.pdf
Pdficon small.gifField_Notebook_Assignment_2.pdf
Pdficon small.gifField_Notebook_Assignment_3.pdf
Pdficon small.gifField_Notebook_Assignment_4.pdf
Pdficon small.gifField_Notebook_Assignment_5.pdf

Current Events: Pdficon small.gifCurrent_events.pdf
Live Insect Project: Pdficon small.gifLive_insect_project.pdf
Collection Instructions: Pdficon small.gifCollection_instructions.pdf
Course Flickr page: UConn Field Entomology 2012
Please add your name or initials to any photos you upload (in the description or tags).

Labeling

Pdficon small.gifLocalities with GPS coordinates, updated August 3rd
Pdficon small.gifLabel Template
Pdficon small.gifExcel spreadsheet for collection

Date Topics Quiz Field trip Readings
July 9 Introduction, collecting methods
Pdficon small.gifLecture 1
Cemetery field and woods
July 11 Overview of orders
Pdficon small.gifLecture 2
Fenton river Borror&White
Editor's note, Preface, pgs 1-22
July 13 Pinning and preservation
Pdficon small.gifLecture 3
Open lab for pinning Borror&White
pgs 23-46
July 16 Morphology and illustration
Pdficon small.gifLecture 4
Pdficon small.gifExternal Anatomy handout
#1: Orders, collecting, pinning Grass behind TLS Morphology links
Coleoptera
Lepidoptera
Hymenoptera
Hemiptera
July 18 Entognatha, Archaeognatha, Thysanura, Ephemeroptera, Odonata
Pdficon small.gifLecture 5
TLS inside and outside
Lab time to examine soil specimens
Odonata of Ecuador
July 20 Plecoptera, Dermaptera, Orthoptera, Psocoptera
Pdficon small.gifLecture 6
Rained out!
UConn Collections Facility
Electronic Field Guide to Aquatic Stream Insects
UConn Collections
July 23* Lepidoptera
Pdficon small.gifLecture 7
#2: Families through July 20, morphology and illustration Merrow Meadow Park
NATIONAL MOTH WEEK:
Night collecting trip
July 25* Trichoptera, Blattodea, Isoptera, Mantodea, Phasmatodea
Pdficon small.gifLecture 8
Fenton River
Aquatic trip
July 27* Hemiptera
Pdficon small.gifLecture 9
Lab day
July 30 Coleoptera
Pdficon small.gifLecture 10
#3: Families through July 27 Spring Manor Farm
August 1 Megaloptera, Neuroptera
Pdficon small.gifLecture 11
Collection check-in HEEP Trail
August 3 Hymenoptera
Pdficon small.gifLecture 12
Moss Sanctuary
August 6 Mecoptera, Siphonaptera, Diptera
Pdficon small.gifLecture 13
#4: Families through August 3 Merrow Meadow
August 8 Insects as pets
Pdficon small.gifLecture 14
HEEP Trail
August 10 Insects in culture
Pdficon small.gifLecture 15
Open lab
August 13 Insects as food
Pdficon small.gifLecture 16
#5: Families through August 10, fun lectures Insect Banquet
August 15 Jeopardy Game
Due: Live Insect Project (midnight)
Open Lab
August 17 Due: Collections (midnight) FINAL EXAM Open Lab



' * ' = National Moth Week. Night-time collecting events will be organized throughout the week.

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