Insect Behavior: Mechanisms and Function

ENTMLGY 5490
The behavior of insects mediates all aspects of their ecological interactions and evolution. This course describes the multitude of behaviors expressed by insects and explores how behavior determines survivorship and fitness. We will discuss selective forces and constraints driving evolution of behaviors and mechanisms that make possible complex expression within simple insect nervous systems. Prereq: Jr standing or above. Not open to students with credit for 5420. Cross-listed in EEOB.
Course Level: 
Graduate
Undergraduate
Unit(s): 
3.0
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Instruction Modes: 
In Person
Hybrid
Campuses: 
Columbus
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