ZO501

Animal Diversity and Ecology
Year / Semester: 
1st Year

BLOCK – I : SYSTEMATICS
Unit –1    :    Theories and concepts of Taxonomy                                                    
Unit –2    :    Biological Classification                                                                       
Unit –3    :    Methodologies in Systematics

BLOCK – II : DIVERSITY IN ORGANISATIONOF INVERTEBRATES
Unit –4    :    Coelom                                                                                                  
Unit –5    :    Circulatory System                                                                               
Unit –6    :    Nervous System                                                                                    
Unit –7    :    Excretory System                                                                                  
Unit –8    :    Phylogenic Importance of Echinoderm larvae

BLOCK – III: DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATION OF VERTEBRATA        
Unit –9    :    Integument                                                                                            
Unit –10  :    Heart and Circulatory System                                                              
Unit –11  :    Respiratory System                                                                               
Unit –12  :    Nervous System, Brain and Sensory Organs

BLOCK – IV: ECOLOGY AND ANIMAL DIVERSITY
Unit –13  :    Ecology and Animal Diversity                                                             
Unit –14  :    Aquatic Ecosystems and Animal Diversity                                          
Unit –15  :    Protected areas (Sanctuaris and National Parks)                                  
Extinction and Biodiversity Conservation.