Field Entomology 2014
EEB 4252 - Field Entomology
Summer Session II 2014
Day,Time: MWF, 9am-12pm
Dates: July 7 - August 8
Place: Storrs campus, Torrey Life Sciences Room 313
Credits: 3 (open to majors and non-majors)
Instructor: Elizabeth Wade, Ph.D.
Peterson Field Guide to Insects: America North of Mexico.
Course Procedures and Policies
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.
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
Field Notebook Assignments:
Course Flickr page:
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|July 7|| Introduction, collecting methods
|July 9|| Overview of orders
|July 11|| Pinning and preservation
|July 14|| Morphology and illustration
||Quiz 1-Orders, collecting, pinning|
|July 16|| Entognatha, Archaeognatha, Thysanura, Ephemeroptera, Odonata
|July 18|| Plecoptera, Dermaptera, Orthoptera, Psocoptera
|July 21|| Lepidoptera
|July 23|| Trichoptera, Blattodea, Isoptera, Mantodea, Phasmatodea
|July 25|| Hemiptera
|July 28|| Coleoptera
|July 30|| Megaloptera, Neuroptera
|August 1|| Hymenoptera
|August 4|| Mecoptera, Siphonaptera, Diptera
|August 6|| Insects as pets
|August 8|| Insects in culture