The scope of this course extends from the molecular to at least the community and ecosystem levels. Elucidation of the pattern of insect evolution builds upon molecular, anatomical, and behavioral data. Students will study and learn about the evolutionary and developmental origins of anatomical structures and understand how those structures interact and function. Prereq: 3000 or 4000 (500), or equivalent, or permission of instructor.
Course offered during odd-numbered spring semesters. Next offerings: Spring 2025, Spring 2027