Integrative Biology 462

Mammalogy

Classification, distribution, life history, evolution and ecology of mammals.

Course is offered in the fall of alternate years.


Meeting Times - Fall 2013

Lecture - MW 11:00 AM - 1026 Lincoln Hall
Lab - MW 2:00-3:50 PM - 408 Natural History Building

Instructor

Professor Edward J. Heske
email: eheske@illinois.edu
phone: (217) 244-2173
Office: 2015 Forbes Building, 1816 South Oak St.

Course Introduction

Lab Syllabus

Lecture Syllabus

Lecture 1 - Intro to Mammals

Lecture 2 - Homeothermy

Lecture 3 - Mesozoic

Lecture 4 - Cenozoic

Lecture 7 - Reproduction 1

Lecture 8 - Reproduction 2

Lecture 9 - Reproduction 3

Lecture 11 - Mating systems

Lecture 12 - Sociality 1

Lecture 13 - Sociality 2

Lecture 14 - Olfactory communication

Lecture 15 - Digestive systems

Lecture 16 - Trophic Ecology

Lecture 17 and 18 - Physiological Ecology 1

Lecture 19 - Physiological Ecology 2

Lecture 23 - Mammal Conservation 1

Lecture 25 - Winding Up

Lab 2 - skull diagrams

Lab 3 - Teeth

Lab 4 - Skeleton

Field Guide to Illinois Mammal Tracks

Lab 5 - Integument and Cephalic Appendages

Lab 6 - Mammals of Illinois (1)

Lab 7 - Mammals of Illinois (2)

Lab 8 - Ecomorphology

Lab 11 - Monotremes and Metatherians

Need to Know Monotremes and marsupials

Lab 12 - Xenarthrans

Need to know Xenarthrans

Lab 13- Insectivores

Need to Know Insectivores

Lab 14 - Chiroptera 1

Lab 15 - Chiroptera 2

Lab 16a - Primates 1

Lab 16b - Primates 2

Lab 19 - Carnivora 1

Lab 20 - Carnivora 2

Lab 21a - Perissodactyla

Lab 21b - Artiodactyla

Lab 22 - Afrotheria 2

Lab 23 - Cetaceans

Lab 24 - Rodentia 1

Lab 25 - Rodentia 2

Need to Know Chiroptera

Need to Know Primates

Need to Know Ungulates

Need to Know Afrotheria 2

Need to Know Cetacea

Need to Know Caniformia

 


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