Overview of the major building plans: animals

Course Code :1001WETOBD
Study domain:Biology
Academic year:2018-2019
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:75
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Peter Aerts
Stefanie Lahaye

3. Course contents *

Overview of the builing plans of all major animal groups and the most important evolutionary transitions in the animal kingdom. This will be illustrated during the practical courses, some examples are:

  • from colony to multicellular organisms (Protista - Porifera)
  • emergence and complexity of body cavities (Nemathelminthes - Molluca)
  • vetebrate animals: their basic body structure