BIOL 427 Herpetology (3 credits)

Offered by: Biology (Faculty of Science)


Biology (Sci) : Principles of biology as exemplified by amphibians and reptiles. Topics include: adaptation, social behaviour, reproductive strategies, physiology, biomechanics, ecology, biogeography and evolution. Laboratories will emphasize structure, systematics and identification of local and world herpetofauna as well as field methods.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • Fall
  • 2 hours lecture; 3 hours laboratory
  • Prerequisite: BIOL 205 and BIOL 305 or permission of instructor.
  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken BIOL 327.