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BIOL 425 - Herpetology


Class Hours: 2
Lab/Discussion: 3
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: BIOL 103  or BIOL 201 
Introduces the scientific study of amphibians, reptiles, turtles, and crocodilians, including the taxonomy, phylogenetic relationships, evolutionary history and fossil record, structure and development, natural history, and conservation of each group. Provides field-based exercises and/or field trips as part of the laboratory, which may also include specimen examination and identification, guest speakers, and discussions of both classic and recent scientific literature in herpetology.



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