PřF:Bi3130 Evolutionary animal morphology - Course Information
Bi3130 Evolutionary animal morphologyFaculty of Science
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus 2 credits for an exam). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
- doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Řehák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- 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.
Supplier department: Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
- 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
- The course should provide a review of all basic organ systems of animals, with emphasis on functional principles, development, and evolutionary background. The course is restricted to principal general schemes; descriptions of particular systems in respective taxa are provided in special courses dealing with phylogeny and systematics.
- 1. Embryonic origin of organs and organ systems (organogenesis), origin of body cavities
- 2. Integument, supporting system
- 3. Muscular system
- 4. Digestive system
- 5. Respiratory system
- 6. Circulatory system
- 7. Excretory organs and reproductive system
- 8. Sense organs
- 9. Nervous system
- 10. Endocrine organs
- 11. Morphology of larvae1.
- recommended literature
- Barnes, R.S.K., Calow, P. a Olive, P.J.W., 1993: The Invertebrates. A new synthesis. 2. vydání. - Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.
- Brusca, R.C. a Brusca, G.J., 1990: Invertebrates. - Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland, Massachusetts.
- KARDONG, Kenneth V. Vertebrates : comparative anatomy, function, evolution. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006. xviii, 782. ISBN 0071244573. info
- GAISLER, Jiří. Úvod do zoologie obratlovců (Introduction to vertebrate zoology). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1997. 275 pp. ISBN 80-210-1022-3. info
- Teaching methods
- Assessment methods
- Written test (50 questions with three pre-defined answers, for 50 marks. Grade “excellent” for 48-50 marks, “very good” for 45-47 marks, “good” for 40-44 marks).
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.