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Syllabus 2019-20 - 10213011 - Animal Diversity and Evolution (Diversidad animal y evolución)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
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  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Biología
FACULTY: FACULTY OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Animal Diversity and Evolution
CODE: 10213011 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: GONZÁLEZ RUIZ, RAMÓN
DEPARTMENT: U102 - BIOLOGIA ANIMAL, BIOL.VEGETAL Y ECOLOGIA
FIELD OF STUDY: 819 - ZOOLOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 157 E-MAIL: ramonglz@ujaen.es P: 953212499
WEBSITE: http://www.evopuzzles.es; http://www.ecopuzzles.es; http://www.plagasolivar.esy.es
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

BLOCK I. CONCEPTS ON DIVERSITY AND EVOLUTION.

Topic 1.- The origin of life and geological time.
Topic 2.- Principles of Zoogeography.
Topic 3.- The evolutionary process and the fossil record.
Topic 4.- Phylogeny, Ontogeny and Zoological classifications.


BLOCK II. EVOLUTION OF DIVERSITY.
Topic 5. The Precambrian and the Cambrian explosion.
Topic 6. Evolution and Diversification of Crustaceans and Hexapods.
Topic 7. Mass Extinctions of the Cambrian-Ordovician and the Ordovician-Silurian.
Topic 8. Diversification of Molluscs.
Topic 9. The origin and diversification of the Chordata.
Topic 10. The Anamniotes. The mass Extinction of the Devonian.
Topic 11. The Paleozoic Synapsida. Extinction of the Permian-Triassic.
Topic 12. The basal Diapsida. Lepidosaurs.
Topic 13. The Crurotarsi Arcosauria and the Ornitodira (I). Mass Extinction of the Triassic-Jurassic.
Topic 14. The Ornithodira (II): The Saurischians (Sauropods and Theropods).
Topic 15. The Ornithodira (II): The Ornithischians. Mass Extinction of the Cretaceous-Paleocene.
Topic 16. Origin and evolution of birds.
Topic 17. The mammals of the Mesozoic: Prototheria, Alottheria, Metatheria and Eutheria of the Cretaceus-Paleocene.
Topic 18. Evolution of the Metatheria.
Topic 19. The diversification of Euttheria: Clades and evolutionary lines.
Topic 20. The Atlantogenata: Meridiungulades, Xenarthra and Afroteria.
Topic 21. The clade Laurasiaterios (I): Creodonts and Carnivores.
Topic 22. The clade Laurasiaterios (II): Ungulates and Cetaceans.
Topic 23. The clade Euarcontoglires.
Topic 24. The evolution of Primates.
Topic 25. The evolution of Hominoids.

PRACTICAL CLASS PROGRAM

Practice 1: Cladograms.

Practice 2. Cambrian-Ordovician and Ordovician-Silurian Mass Extinctions.

Practice 3. Diversity and evolution of Anamniotas, Sinapsida and Sauropsida(Devonic-Permian). Mass Extinction
of the Permian-Triassic.

Practice 4. Diversity and evolution of the Triassic Diapsida: Mass Extinction of the Triassic-Jurassic.

Practice 5. Diversity and evolution of the Jurassic-Cretaceous Diapsids: Extinction of the Cretaceous-Paleocene.

Practice 6. Diversity and evolution of birds (Jurassic-Pleistocene).

Practice 7. Diversity and evolution of Mammals: Multituberculates, Triconodonts, Marsupials and
Placentarian (Jurassic-Paleocene).

Practice 8. Diversity and evolution of the Euterian Mammals: Eocene-Oligocene.

Practice 9. Evolution of the Euterian Mammals: Miocene-Pliocene.

Practice 10. Evolution of Hominoids: Extinctions of the Pleistocene

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Activity A1: Expository classes in a large group (3 C) M1
CE52, CE63, CT1, CT4, CT3CT8, CT9, CG10, CE53, CT10
Activity A2: Classes in groups of practices (2.8 C) M10, M7, M8, M9.
Practice in computer room (2 C) and seminars (0,8)
CE52, CE63, CT6, CT5, CG10, CE53
Activity 3: Tutorials: 0.2 C
CE52, CE63, CT2, CT1, CT6, CT7, CE53.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The qualification system will be governed by the provisions of Royal Decree 1125/2003 of September 5, which establishes
establishes the European system of credits and the system of qualifications in the university degrees of character
official.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Chinese fossil vertebrates [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Lucas, Spencer G. Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2001  (Library)