CBIO-4305 Fresh Water Invertebrates

The purpose of this course is to learn the systematic, distribution and diversity of the main invertebrate groups of fresh water, focused on neotropical species, stressing on the aspects of its ecology, such as colonization and particular adaptation to epi-continental waters, survival strategies, vital cycles and trophic relations, to finally address phenomena such as dispersion, speciation and extinction with respect to forced ecosystems and under extreme conditions.