B2090 System and phylogeny of vertebrates

Faculty of Science
Spring 2002
Extent and Intensity
3/3/0. 7 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Řehák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
RNDr. Arnošt Krška, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Řehák, Ph.D.
Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Řehák, Ph.D.
Timetable of Seminar Groups
B2090/A: No timetable has been entered into IS. A. Krška
B2090/B: No timetable has been entered into IS. A. Krška
B2090/C: No timetable has been entered into IS. A. Krška
B2090/D: No timetable has been entered into IS. A. Krška
B2090/E: No timetable has been entered into IS. A. Krška
B2090/F: No timetable has been entered into IS. A. Krška
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! B5060 Zoology of vertebrates
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 10 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Phyllum Chordata, characteristics, relationships, ancestry and evolution. Subphyllum Urochordata, tunicate larvae, adult Ascidiacea, Thaliacea and Copelata. Subphyllum Cephalochordata, morphology, ontogeny and ecology. Subphyllum Vertebrata, characteristics and system. Vertebrate anatomy, ecology, behaviour and phylogeny. Jawless vertebrates, Agnatha, fossils and living Cyclostomata. Vertebrates with jaws, Gnathostomata, characteristics and system. Fossil fish-like gnathostomes and living Chondrichthyes. Class Osteichthyes, morphology, ecology, behaviour and system. Class Amphibia, morphology, ecology, behaviour and system. Class Reptilia, morphology, ecology, behaviour and system. Class Aves, morphology, ecology, behaviour and system. Class Mammalia, morphology, ecology, behaviour and system.
Syllabus
  • - Phyllum Chordata, characteristics, relationships, ancestry and evolution. - Subphyllum Urochordata, tunicate larvae, adult Ascidiacea, Thaliacea and Copelata. - Subphyllum Cephalochordata, morphology, ontogeny and ecology. New discoveries of cambrian cephalochordates. - Subphyllum Vertebrata, characteristics, higher taxa, comparative anatomy, ecology, behaviour, vertebrate phylogeny. - Jawless vertebrates, Agnatha, fossils and living Cyclostomata. - Vertebrates with jaws, Gnathostomata, characteristics and higher taxa. Alternative classifications: Pisces and Tetrapoda, Anamnia and Amniota. Cladistic approach. - Primarily aquatic fossil gnathostomes and living Chondrichthyes. - Class Osteichthyes, morphology, ecology, behaviour and system. - Class Amphibia, morphology, ecology, behaviour and system. - Class Reptilia, morphology, ecology, behaviour and system. - Class Aves, morphology, ecology, behaviour, system, domestic birds. - Class Mammalia, morphology, ecology, behaviour, system, domestic and laboratory mammals, human ancestry.
Literature
  • GAISLER, Jiří. Zoologie obratlovců. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1983. 534 s. info
  • GAISLER, Jiří. Úvod do zoologie obratlovců. Vyd. 4., upr. Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 1991. 275 s. : i. info
  • SIGMUND, Leo, Vladimír HANÁK and Oldřich PRAVDA. Zoologie strunatců. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1994. 501 s. ISBN 80-7066-531-9. info
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Spring 2001.
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