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Indonesian Archipelago: Animal Biodiversity

  • Last modified at 9 January 2017

Indonesian Archipelago: Animal Biodiversity


This course learn about zoogeography, biodiversity and its function, and the management of diversity of Indonesian animals. Indonesian animals diversity is studied based on the taxon selected, including the  invertebrates (bees, beneficial insects, aquatic invertebrates) and vertebrates (birds, mammal, primates, including humans). This course is complemented with field trips to broaden knowledge of the students.

Learning Outcomes

Students understand and can explain zoogeography, biodiversity (invertebrates to vertebrates selected taxon), function of animal diversity in human life and the environment, and management of animal diversity.


  1. Introduction: zoogeography
  2. Tropical biodiversity: why higher diversity in the tropics, some  hyphothesis of biodiversity, anomaly diversity
  3. Some function of biodiversity
  4. Some function of biodiversity: etnozoology
  5. Indonesian Invertebrate diversity: bees
  6. Indonesian Invertebrate diversity: arthropoda - beneficial insects
  7. Indonesian Invertebrate diversity: aquatic invertebrate
  8. Indonesian vertebrate diversity: primate
  9. Indonesian vertebrate diversity: human
  10. Indonesian vertebrate diversity: small mamals
  11. Indonesian vertebrate diversity: birds
  12. Animal conservations, pengelolaan keaneaekaragaman hewan
  13. Field trip
  14. Field trip


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