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Module-I- Introduction to Coelomates- (3h)
Evolution of coelom and metamerism
Define true metamerism and illustrate the various theories of its origin and evolution in Metazoa
Module-II- Annelida: (5h)
General characteristics and Classification up to classes, Excretion in Annelida
Illustrate a comparative account of excretory organs of Annelids with the help of neatly labelled diagram.
1- Study of museum specimen belonging to phylum Annelida Earthworm, Nereis, Sabella , Leech and Aphrodite
2- Study of digestive system of Earthworm.
3- Study of septal nephridia and pharyngeal nephridia of Earthworm
Module-III- Arthropoda: (4h)
General characteristics and Classification up to classes, Vision and Respiration in Arthropoda, Metamorphosis in Insects, Social life in bees and termites.
4- Study of museum specimen belonging to phylum Arthropoda Cockroach,Honeybee,Prawn,Peripatus,Balanus
5- Study of mouth parts of Cockroach.
6- Study of digestive system of Cockroach (Dissection)
7- Study of nervous system of Cockroach (Dissection)
8 - Study of whole mount of mouth parts of Cockroach
General characteristics and Evolutionary significance
. Give an account of the geographical distribution, general organisation and affinities of Onychophora.
. Describe the peculiar features of Peripatus that resembles Arthropods and Annelids.
Module-V - Mollusca:- (8 h)
General characteristics and Classification up to classes, Respiration in Mollusca,Torsion and detorsion in Gastropoda, Pearl formation in bivalves, Evolutionary significance of trochophore larva.
Explain briefly the different kinds of respiration found in Molluscs.
9 . Study of museum specimen belonging to phylum Mollusca Snail, Octopus, Sepia, Chiton, Helix,Pila
Module- VI-Echinodermata (4h)
General characteristics and Classification up to classes, Water-vascular system in Asteroidea
10 . Study of museum specimen belonging to phylum Echinodermata Starfish, Antedon, Echinus, Qphiura
Module-VII -Developmental aspects of Echinoderms (4h) Larval forms in Echinodermata, Affinities with Chordates.
Ruppert and Barnes, R.D. (2006). Invertebrate Zoology, VIII Edition. Holt Saunders International Edition
1. Barnes, R.S.K., Calow, P., Olive, P. J. W., Golding, D.W. and Spicer, J.I. (2002). TheInvertebrates: A New Synthesis, III Edition, Blackwell Science
2. Barrington, E.J.W. (1979). Invertebrate Structure and Functions. II Edition, E.L.B.S. and Nelson
Introduction to Coelomates (Evolution of coelom)(2h)
Online source 1 : Coelom
Online source 2 : Evolution: The body
You tube link 1 : Biology Animalia (Coelom : Acoelomates, coelomates)
You tube link 2 : Coelom
Arthropoda: General characteristics and Classification up to class (2h)
Online source : Phylum Arthropoda: General characteristics and Classification
You tube link : Arthropoda general characters
Social life in bees and termites (Assignment-4/Flipped class-3) :2h
Online source : Social life in Insects
You tube link : Social life in insects
Mollusca: General characteristics and Classification up to class (2h)
Online source :Phylum Mollusca: General Characteristics and Classification
You tube link : phylum mollusca general characteristics
Practice -9 (2h)
Study of museum specimen of Molluscan animals -Snail, Octopus, Sepia, Chiton, Helix, Pila
Study of museum specimen- Echinodermata
Starfish , Antedon , Echinus , Ophiura
Online source : https://naturalhistory.si.edu/research/paleobiology/collections-overview/springer-echinoderm-collection
Associate Professor, Department of Zoology (School of Applied Sciences) CUTM – Bhubaneswar Dr. Yashaswi Nayak presently serving in Centurion University of Technology and Management as faculty and Head of the Department of Zoology has around sixteen years of teaching experience and possess specialization in Poultry management , vermicomposting processes. Her area of interest is Fishery […]