Zoology List of Ologies for Zoology

Discussion in 'Zoology' started by mscbkc070904, Feb 27, 2005.

  1. mscbkc070904

    mscbkc070904 Premium Member

    I thought people might be interested in the different names for certain studies conducting relating to the topics of this forum for reference.

    acarology -- mites and ticks
    apiology -- bees
    cetology -- whales (aquatic mammals)
    coleopterology -- beetles and weevils
    conchology -- shells
    cryptozoology - study of hidden animals
    entomology -- insects
    ethology -- animal behavior
    helminthology -- worms, especially parasitic
    herpetology -- reptiles
    hippology -- horses
    ichthyology -- fish
    limnology -- freshwater life
    malacology -- mollusks
    mammalogy -- mammals
    myrmecology -- ants
    ornithology -- birds
    oology -- eggs
    ophiology -- snakes
    paleozoology -- ancient animals
    parasitology -- parasites
    zoology -- animals