ENTO 304

Insect Ecology and Diversity

Course overview

You’ll learn about the interactions of insects with their environment, a close-up view of the ecology, behavior and systematics of insects with particular focus on insects that have economic or conservation interest.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):


  • Biological Sciences, BIOS-110

Available semesters Semester 1 2024
Credits 15
Domestic fees $969.00

Please note: This course can’t be fully completed online as you will need to be on campus to complete some activities.

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Critically discuss concepts in insect ecology and systematics.
  2. Identify insects to order and family using keys.
  3. Quantitatively assess insect populations.
  4. Appreciate the importance of insects to human activities, economy and society.

Course examiners

Cor Vink

Dr Cor Vink

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences