EEB 4250 - General Entomology
Day,Time: Tuesday Thursday 12:30-3:30
Place: Storrs campus, Torrey Life Sciences Room 313
Instructor: David Wagner
TA: Brigette Zacharczenko
- Borror, DJ and RE White, 1970. Peterson Field Guide to Insects: America North of Mexico.
- Gullan, P. J. and P. S. Cranston. 2010. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology. Fourth Ed. Blackwell Science, Oxford, England.
Course Procedures and Policies
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Syllabus and Course Materials
Full Syllabus: (coming soon)
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|August 28||Course overview|| Wagner Lab visit
Intro to collections
|August 30|| Importance of insects
Introduction to insect diversity
| Insect walk
|Sept 4||Insect body I: external anatomy||Quiz 1: Insect Collecting||Overview of Insect Orders|
|Sept 6||Insect body II: external anatomy||External Grasshopper Anatomy|
|Sept 7-9||Great Mountain Forest Trip|
|Sept 11||Insect body III: external anatomy||Quiz 2: Insect Orders||Internal anatomy dissection|
|Sept 13||Internal anatomy I|| Non-insect arthropods
Aquatic field trip