Invertebrate biology 251

Module code ZEN 251
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Origin and extent of modern invertebrate diversity; parasites of man and domestic animals; biology and medical importance of arachnids and insects; insect life styles; the influence of the environment on insect life histories; insect herbivory; predation and parasitism; insect chemical, visual, and auditory communication. Examples used in the module are relevant to the sustainable development goals of Life on Land and Good Health and Well-being.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 06
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites ZEN 161 GS
Contact time 1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Zoology and Entomology
Period of presentation Quarter 1

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