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Insect Structure


Week 1
          Lecture Notes 01a - Evolution, Definitions
          Lecture Notes 01b - Evolution

          Lecture Handout 01a - Evolution

          Lecture Audio 01a - Introduction, Definitions, Evolution
          Lecture Audio 01b - Other Arthropods

          Laboratory Handout 01a - Definitions
          Laboratory Handout 01b - Other Arthropods

Week 2
          Lecture Notes 02a - Segmentation Definitions
          Lecture Notes 02b - Segmentation
          Lecture Notes 02c - Integument Definitions
          Lecture Notes 02d - Integument

          Lecture Handout 02a - Segmentation
          Lecture Handout 02b - Integument

          Lecture Audio 02a - Primary & Secondary Segmentation
          Lecture Audio 02b - Integument

          Laboratory Handout 02 - Segmentation

Week 3
          Lecture Notes 03a - Insect Head

          Lecture Handout 03a - Insect Head

          Lecture Audio 03a - Generalized Insect Head (1)
          Lecture Audio 03b - Generalized Insect Head (2)

          Laboratory Handout 03a - Insect Head

Week 4
          Lecture Notes 04a - Insect Mouthparts

          Lecture Handout 04a - Insect Mouthparts

          Lecture Audio 04a - Insect Mouthparts (1)
          Lecture Audio 04b - Insect Mouthparts (2)
          Lecture Audio 04c - Insect Mouthparts (3), Antennae

          Laboratory Handout 04a - Insect Mouthparts

Week 5
          Lecture Notes 05a - Insect Thorax

          Lecture Handout 05a - Insect Thorax

          Lecture Audio 05a - Insect Thorax (1)
          Lecture Audio 05b - Insect Thorax (2)

          Laboratory Handout 05a - Pterothorax

Week 6
          Lecture Notes 06a - Wings

          Lecture Handout 06a - Wings
          Lecture Handout 06b - Wings Supplement

          Lecture Audio 06a - Insect Wings (1)
          Lecture Audio 06b - Insect Wings (2)

          Laboratory Handout 06a - Wings

Week 7
          Lecture Notes 07a - Legs

          Lecture Handout 07a - Legs

          Lecture Audio 07a - Evolution of Insect Flight
          Lecture Audio 07b - Legs

          Laboratory Handout 07a - Legs

Week 8
          Lecture Notes 08a - Abdomen

          Lecture Handout 08a - Abdomen

          Lecture Audio 08a - Abdomen

Week 9
          Lecture Notes 09a - External Genitalia

          Lecture Handout 09a - External Genitalia
          Lecture Handout 09b - Terminalia

          Lecture Audio 09a - External Genitalia (1)
          Lecture Audio 09b - External Genitalia (2) - not working

          Laboratory Handout 09a - Abdomen

Week 10
          Lecture Notes 10a - Gametes, Development

          Lecture Handout 10a - Gametes, Development

          Lecture Audio 10a - Insect Gametes and Embryology (1)
          Lecture Audio 10b - Insect Gametes and Embryology (2)

          Laboratory Handout 10a - Genitalia

Week 11
          Lecture Notes 11a - Digestive System
          Lecture Notes 11b - Excretory System

          Lecture Handout 11a - Digestive System
          Lecture Handout 11b - Excretory System

          Lecture Audio 11a - Digestive System
          Lecture Audio 11b - Hindgut and Excretory System

          Laboratory Handout 11a - Digestive System

Week 12
          Lecture Notes 12a - Respiratory System

          Lecture Handout 12a - Respiratory System

          Lecture Audio 12a - Respiratory System

          Laboratory Handout 12a - Respiratory System

Week 13
          Lecture Notes 13a - Circulatory System

          Lecture Handout 13a - Circulatory System

          Lecture Audio 13a - Circulatory System

          Laboratory Handout 13a - Circulatory System

Week 14
          Vacation Week

Week 15
          Lecture Notes 15a - Male Reproductive System
          Lecture Notes 15b - Female Reproductive System
          Lecture Notes 15c - Nervous System

          Lecture Handout 15a - Reproductive Systems
          Lecture Handout 15b - Nervous System

          Lecture Audio 15a - Male Reproductive System
          Lecture Audio 15b - Female Reproductive System
          Lecture Audio 15c - Nervous System

          Laboratory Handout 15a - Reproductive Systems

Week 16
          Lecture Notes 16a - Endocrine System
          Lecture Notes 16b - Sensory Structures

          Lecture Handout 16a - Endocrine System
          Lecture Handout 16b - Sensory Structures

          Lecture Audio 16a - Endocrine System
          Lecture Audio 16b - Sensory Structures

          Laboratory Handout 16a - Nervous System


Researchers Genus Index Systematics Host Information
Bibliography Species Index Biographies & Type Info Natural Enemies
Catalogs Identifications Collection Lists Other resources
Number of Genera & Species Collected at Lights Parental Care
Pentatomoids as Food or Medicine   Beach Drift
Collected at Dung or Dead Animals Collected in various Traps  




David A. Rider
Professor of Entomology
North Dakota State University
E-Mail: David.Rider@ndsu.edu

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