Specialized invertebrate zoology - MB170P07
Title: Specialized invertebrate zoology
Czech title: Speciální zoologie bezobratlých
Guaranteed by: Department of Zoology (31-170)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2023 to 2023
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 7
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/0, C+Ex [HT]
Extent per academic year: 1 [weeks]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Ondřej Korábek, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Ondřej Korábek, Ph.D.
RNDr. Věra Opatová, Ph.D.
Mgr. Tomáš Pánek, Ph.D.
RNDr. František Šťáhlavský, Ph.D.
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Annotation -
The course is given in English. It provides an overview of all invertebrate phyla, their basic characteristics and phylogenetic relationships. The course focuses on morphology, ecology, systematics and evolution of non-parasitic Porifera, Cnidaria, Platyhelmintes, Arthropoda (except Hexapoda), Ectoprocta, Annelida and Mollusca. The lecture is complemented by practical lab sessions focused on morphology and anatomy of selected above-mentioned groups.
Last update: Opatová Věra, RNDr., Ph.D. (23.01.2023)
Literature -

Giribet G., Edgecombe G.D.: The Invertebrate tree of life. Princeton University Press. 2020

Zrzavý J. 2006: Fylogeneze živočišné říše. Scientia.

Last update: Opatová Věra, RNDr., Ph.D. (23.01.2023)
Requirements to the exam - Czech

The requirements:

I) attendance and active participation in the laboratory practices, II) oral exam


Last update: Korábek Ondřej, Mgr., Ph.D. (23.08.2023)
Syllabus - Czech
1. Animal phylogeny (Tomáš Pánek)
2. Non-bilaterian phyla, introduction to Bilateria (Tomáš Pánek)
3. Deuterostomia, introduction to Spiralia (Ondřej Korábek)
4. Spiralia (Ondřej Korábek)
5. Annelida, Mollusca (Ondřej Korábek)
6. Ecdysozoa, introduction to Arthropoda (František Šťáhlavský)
7. Mandibulata (František Šťáhlavský)
8. Chelicerata (Věra Opatová)
9. Reproduction, life histories, movement (Ondřej Korábek)
10. Digestion, excretion, respiration (Věra Opatová)
11. Multicellularity, body plans, animal genomics (Tomáš Pánek)
Last update: Korábek Ondřej, Mgr., Ph.D. (23.08.2023)