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SLE360 - Australian Invertebrates

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Anneke Veenstra





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class per week, 6 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.


The unit examines characteristics of invertebrates, together with their evolutionary origins, taxonomy and distribution in the Australasian region; insect success (including sociality) and the importance of invertebrate communities in both undisturbed and disturbed Australian ecosystems; and reproductive and physiological adaptations of invertebrates to Australian conditions.  This unit will also address the assessment and control of invertebrate communities in Australia (especially of agricultural pests).


Class test (2 x 20%) 40%, team oral presentation 15%, team project 45%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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