Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025061998Zoological NomenclatureElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to enable students to understand the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature and to have the capacity to improve ideas to solve the taxonomical problems.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Serdar Tezcan
Learning Outcomes
1Gaining knowledge on solving problems by using the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature
2Gaining knowledge on important terms in zoological nomenklature
3Gaining knowledge on the contents of The International Code of Zoological Nomenclature
4Gaining the oppurtunity to prepare reports, or to assess the reports prepared by others
5Gaining knowledge on the formation of scientific names, their prononciation, etymology and comprehension of scientific names
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• General information on zoological nomenclature,• Formation of names ,• Types,• Appendices of code
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General information on zoological nomenclature
2Criteria of publication and availability
3Date of publication and validity of names
4Formation and emendation of names
5Names above the family group
6Family-group names
7Genus-group names
8Midterm exam
9Species-group names
10Authorship and homonymy
11Type concept
12General information on the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature
13General information on appendices of code
14General information on appendices of code
15Presentation of the project
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Anonymous, “The International Code of Zoological Nomenclature”. Fourth Edition. (1999). Lodos, N. & Önder, F., “Uluslar arası Zooloji İsimlendirme Yasası”. E. U. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları No: 472, 204 pp. (1985). Mayr, E. “Sistematik Zoolojinin Prensipleri”. (Çev. N. Lodos). E. U. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları No: 298, 360 pp. (1979). Önder, F., “Taksonomi İlkeleri”. E.U. Ziraat Fakültesi Yayınları No: 530, 87 pp. (1998). Yüksel, H. & M. Doğanlar, “XV. Uluslararası Zooloji Kongresi’nce Kabul Edilen Uluslararası Zoolojik İsimlendirme Kuralı”. Tarım Orman ve Köyişleri Bakanlığı, Zirai Mücadele ve Zirai Karantina Genel Müdürlüğü Yayını. 156 pp. (1984).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz414
Attending Lectures14228
Project Presentation12525
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14040
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)249
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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