ENT 4231 Insect Behavior

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ENT 4231

Diversity of behavior in insects. Modes of perception, ways in which stimuli are translated into behavior. Genetic basis of behavior. Behavioral traits with Mendelian and more complex modes of inheritance. Natural history of insect behavior. Emphasizes how evolution has shaped diversity of behaviors. Movement/dispersal, feeding, defense/escape, mating/reproduction, sociality. Case studies.

3.0 cr; Reqs: Biol 1009 or equiv or #; [3005 or EEB 3111]
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