Bi2090c System and evolution of vertebrates - practical course

Faculty of Science
Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Jan Sychra, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Bartonička, 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. Mgr. Tomáš Bartonička, Ph.D.
Prerequisites (in Czech)
NOW ( Bi2090 System evolution 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
Course objectives
Identification of characteristic species of particular vertebrate groups focused on the central European fauna.
  • 1. Primary aquatic vertebrates, morphology, system, identification features 2. Lampreys and sturgeons. 3. Non cyprinids (non carps) 4. Cyprinids (carps) 5. Analysis of fish morphology and anatomy 6. Amphibians 7. Reptiles 8. Birds, morphology, system; aquatic birds (divers, grebes, cormorants and pelicans, herons, bitterns and storks, swans, gees and ducks) 9. Birds II: other Non-passerines 10. Birds III: Passerines 1 11. Birds IV: Passerines 2 12. Mammals, morphology, system; Insectivores and bats 13. Mammals II: rodents, hares and rabbits 14. Mammals III: carnivores and ungulates
    recommended literature
  • ŘEHÁK, Zdeněk. Atlas ryb, obojživelníků a plazů České a Slovenské republiky. Illustrated by Jan Dungel. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2005. 181 s. ISBN 8020012826. info
  • HUDEC, Karel. Atlas ptáků České a Slovenské republiky. Illustrated by Jan Dungel. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2001. 249 s. ISBN 9788020019899. info
  • ANDĚRA, Miloš and Ivan HORÁČEK. Poznáváme naše savce. Illustrated by Jan Hošek. 2. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Sobotáles, 2005. 327 s. ISBN 8086817083. info
  • DUNGEL, Jan and Jiří GAISLER. Atlas savců České a Slovenské republiky. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2002. 150 s. ISBN 8020010262. info
    not specified
  • ZWACH, Ivan. Naši obojživelníci a plazi ve fotografii. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní zemědělské nakladatelství, 1990. 141 s., fo. ISBN 80-209-0053-5. info
  • Černý W., Drchal K., 1990: Ptáci. Aventinum Praha.
  • Pelikán J., Gaisler J., Rödl P., 1979: Naši savci. Academia Praha.
Teaching methods
Theoretical principles of identification of vertebrate species occuring in the Czech Republic, material identification (preparations)
Assessment methods
four tests, identification of vertebrates
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.