20410259 - ENTOMOLOGIA

The main formative targets are:
1) the acquisition of a basic knowledge on morphology, anatomy, physiology and evolution of the main insect groups.
2) the acquisition of both theoretical and practical knowledge on systematics and classification of the hexapoda.
3) the construction of a solid cultural background for an advanced discussion on causes and effects of the amazing evolutionary success and diversity of insects and on their importance in basic and applied studies.
4) the acquisition of the tools for the insect taxonomic identification, expecially for those orders and families present in the italian fauna.
5) to stimulate the curiosity and the ability of critically observe the nature.
6) the self-evaluation by the student of the competence whitin the animal biology, and in particular in the entomology.