FUNDAMENTALS OF ENTOMOLOGY-I

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V.RAMA LAKSHMI

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Course Name : Fundamentals of Entomology-I

Code(Credit) : ASEN1201 3(2-1)

Course Objectives

  • • To impart knowledge to the students on morphology and physiology of Insects.
    • To impart knowledge on classification and identification of insects based on their morphology

Learning Outcomes


  • • Thorough knowledge on insects Collection and preservation
    • Developing skill to identify insects
    • Knowledge on physiological systems in insect through dissections

Course Syllabus

THEORY

Session Plan

Session 1: History of Entomology in India and Factors for insect abundance

History of Entomology in India and Factors for insect abundance

factors for insect abundance

Session 2: Classification of phylum Arthropoda upto classes

Classification of phylum Arthropoda up to classes

classification of phylum arthropoda

Session 3: Practice:1 collection and presevation of insects

collection and presevation of insects

Session 4:Structure and functions of insect cuticle

3Insect Integument

INSECT INTEGUMENT

Session 5: Insect head,Structure and modifications of insect antennae and legs

Insect Head,Structure and modifications of insect antennae and legs

INSECT HEAD

insect antennae

Session 6: Practice-2 insect antennae and leg modificatios
insect antennae and leg

INSECT LEG MODIFICATIONS

Session 7:Insect Wing venation, wing modification and wing coupling apparatus

Insect Wing

WING VENATATION

Session 8:Practice-3Insect Wing modifications

insect wing

Session 9:Structure and modifications of insect mouth parts

Insect Mouth parts

INSECT MOUTH PARTS

Session 10:Practice-4 Different insect mouth parts

Insect mouth parts

Session 11:Metamorphosis and diapauses in insects, Types of larvae and pupae

Metamorphosis and diapauses in insects, Types of larvae and pupae

METAMORPHOSIS

Session 12:Practice-5 Types of larvae and pupae

insect larva and pupa

Session 13:Structure and function of digestive system

Insect Digestive system

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Session 14:Practice -6 digestive system

insect digestive system

Session 15:Structure and function of circulatory system and excretory system

Structure and function of circulatory system and excretory system

CIRCULATORY SYSTEM

EXCRETORY SYSTEM

Session 16:Structure and function of respiratory system

Insect Respiratory System

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Session 17:Structure and function of nervous system and secretary system

Structure and function of nervous system and secretary system

Session 18:Structure and function of reproductive system, Types of reproduction in insects

Insect Reproductive System

REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

Session 19:Practice-7 reproductive system of female and male insects,

reproductive system

Session 20:Major sensory organs like simple and compound eyes, chemoreceptors

10Insect Sense organs

SENSE ORGANS

Session 21:Taxonomy- importance, history and development and binomial nomenclature, Classification of class insect upto Orders

Insect Nomenclature and classification

Session 22:Orthoptera : Acrididae, Tettigonidae, Gryllidae, Gryllotalpidae and Dictyoptera: Mantidae, Blattidae, odonata

Order Orthoptera,dictyoptera and odonata

STRIDULATION IN INSECTS

Session 23:Thysanoptera: Thripidae and Isopteran: Termitidae
Neuroptera neuroptera and isoptera

Order Thysanoptera and Isoptera

Session 24:Hemiptera: Pentatomidae, Coreidae, Cimicidae, Pyrrhocoridae, Lygaeidae, Cicadellidae, Delphacidae, Aphididae, Coccidae, Lophophidae, Aleurodidae, Pseudococcidae

Order Hemiptera

hemiptera

Session 25:Lepidoptera: Sphingidae, pyralidae, gelechiidae, arctidae, saturnidae, papillionidae


Order Lepidoptera

lepidoptera

Session 26:Coleoptera:Coccinellidae,Chrysomelidae,Cerambycidae,Curculionidae,Bruchidae, Scarabaeidae

Order Coleoptera

coleoptera

Session 27:Hymenoptera : Tenthridinidae,Apidae,Trichogrammatidae,Ichneumonidae, Braconidae and Diptera: Cecidomyiidae,Trypetidae,Tachinidae,Agromyziidae

Order Hymenoptera and Diptera

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    Working as Assistant professor in Department of Entomology, I completed my graduation and post graduation from ANGRAU.I qualified A.S.R.B NET during 2013