Biology 260 - Invertebrate Diversity

Invertebrate Diversity

L. David Smith

M W F 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM

Smith College
Sabin-Reed 325
Invertebrate animals account for the vast majority of species on earth. Although sometimes inconspicuous, invertebrates are vital members of ecological communities. They provide protein, important ecosystem services, biomedical and biotechnological products, and aesthetic value to humans. Today, many invertebrate populations are threatened by human activities. This course surveys the extraordinary diversity and importance of invertebrates, emphasizing their form and function in ecological and evolutionary contexts. Corequisite: BIO 261. Enrollment limited to 20.
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.

Must take Course(s) BIO 261 - Invertebrate Diversity Lab

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.