ANIMAL DIVERSITY: ANCESTRAL VERTEBRATES TO JELLYFISH
An introduction to animal phyla focused on understanding the diversity of body plans across the animal kingdom. Characteristics defining major animal groups, and key evolutionary designs and innovations are discussed in relation to ecology and life habits. Both extant, and some fossil, forms will be considered to illustrate animal evolution.
Antirequisite(s): The former Biology 2240F/G, the former Biology 2241Z.