Course: Principles of Entomology

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Course title Principles of Entomology
Course code KBI/ENT52
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ditrich Tomáš, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Morphology and anatomy of insects 2. Insect locomotion, feeding strategy; 3. Insect reproduction and development 4. Insect sense, communication and pheromones 5. Ephemeroptra, Plecoptera, Odonata 6. Isoptera, Blattodea, Phasmatodea, Mantodea 7. Orthopteroidea 8. Dermaptera, Anoplura, Thysanoptera 9. Hemiptera 10. Megaloptera, Neuroptera, Raphidioptera, Panorpata 11. Coleoptera 12. Diptera and Siphonaptera 13. Trichoptera and Lepidoptera 14. Hymenoptera

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
Advancement of knowledge of biology and skills to determine and differentiate species and genera of selected groups of insects.
Overview on biology and diversity of insects that is possible to apply in sciences education at secondary schools.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

Knowledge of biology and skills to determine and differentiate selected species and higher taxa of insects.
Recommended literature
  • Buchar J. a kol.:. Klíč k určování bezobratlých.. Praha, Scientia, 1995.
  • Kükenthal W., Renner M.:. Leitfaden fur das Zoologische Praktikum.(24. vydání) VEB Gustav Fischer, Jena. (Dostupné v knihovnách nebo neperiodicky v prodejnách zahraniční literatury, popř. v SRN); 2004 i starší vydání..
  • Müller H.J. (Ed.):. Bestimmung wirbelloser Tiere im Gelande. Bildtafel für zoologische Bestimmungsübungen und Exkursionen. VEB. G. Fischer Verlag, Jena. (v multiplikátech na praktika) 2003.
  • Sedlák E.:. Zoologie bezobratlých. Skriptum PřF MU, Brno. 2002.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer