BSC 2nd YEAR ZOOLOGY PRACTICAL FILE – Diversity Of Chordates


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Pisces And Birds

Learning Objective:

The course is designed with an aim to provide scope and historical background of chordates. It will impart knowledge regarding basic concepts of origin of chordates and make the students understand the characteristics and classification of animals with notochord. The exclusive phenomena in chordates like biting mechanism in snakes, flight adaptations in birds etc. will be explained. The adequate explanation to the students regarding various mechanisms involved in thriving survival of the animals within their geographic realms will create interest among students.

Course Learning Outcome:

Upon completion of the course, the students will be able to:

  • Understand different classes of chordates, level of organization and evolutionary relationship between different subphyla and classes, within and outside the phylum.
  • Study about diversity in animals making students understand about their distinguishing features.
  • Appreciate similarities and differences in life functions among various groups of animals in Phylum Chordata.
  • Comprehend the circulatory, nervous and skeletal system of chordates.
  • Know about the habit and habitat of chordates in marine, freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems.

Topics To Be Covered

Below topics are From 2nd year 3rd semester Zoology practical i.e Diversity Of Chordates

  1. Protochordata: Balanoglossus, Herdmania, Branchiostoma, Colonial Urochordata, Sections
    of Balanoglossus through proboscis and branchiogenital regions, Sections of Amphioxus
    through pharyngeal, intestinal and caudal regions. Permanent slide of Herdmania spicules
  2. Agnatha: Petromyzon, Myxine
  3. Fish: Scoliodon, Sphyrna, Pristis, Torpedo, Chimaera, Mystus, Heteropneustes, Labeo,
    Exocoetus, Echeneis, Anguilla, Hippocampus, Tetrodon/ Diodon, Anabas, Flat fish
  4. Amphibia: Ichthyophis/Ureotyphlus, Necturus, Bufo, Hyla, Alytes, Salamandra
  5. Reptilia: Chelone, Trionyx, Hemidactylus, Varanus, Uromastix, Chamaeleon, Ophiosaurus,
    Draco, Bungarus, Vipera, Naja, Hydrophis, Zamenis, Crocodylus; Key for Identification of
    poisonous and non-poisonous snakes
  6. Aves: Study of six common birds from different orders. Types of beaks and claws
  7. Mammalia: Sorex, Bat (Insectivorous and Frugivorous), Funambulus, Loris, Herpestes, Erinaceous.
  8. Study of Weberian ossicles of Mystus, pecten from fowl head and brain of fowl
  9. Power point presentation on study of any two animals from two different classes by students
Monkey And Bear


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Amphioxus (T.S. Through Pharynx), Echeneis by Om Prakash

Teaching and Learning Process:

  • Animal pictures and models
  • Related videos
  • Powerpoint presentations
  • Maximizing interaction with students
  • Mentoring
  • Analysis of scientific articles


Chordata, Origin, General characteristics, Classification, Protochordata, Agnatha,
Cyclostomes, Pisces, Tetrapoda, Amphibia, Reptiles, Aves, Mammals, Zoogeography

Recommended Books:

  • Young, J. Z. (2004). The Life of Vertebrates. III Edition, Oxford university press.
  • Parker T.J. and Haswell W.A. (1972). Textbook of Zoology Vertebrates.VII Edition,Volume II
  • Pough H. (2018). Vertebrate life X Edition, Pearson International.

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Suggested Readings:

  • Darlington P.J. (1966). The Geographical Distribution of Animals, R.E. Krieger Pub. Co.
  • Hall B.K. and Hallgrimsson B. (2008). Strickberger’s Evolution. IV Edition. Jones and Bartlett Publishers Inc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Marks Practical Carry, In BSC Zoology for 2nd year.

In BSC Zoology for 2nd year practical carries 50 marks.

How Much Marks Theory Carry, In BSC Zoology for 2nd year.

In BSC Zoology for 2nd year practical carries 70 marks.

Which Book is best for BSC Zoology 2nd year

Young, J. Z. (2004). The Life of Vertebrates. III Edition, Oxford university press.

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