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Zoology

Ornithology, a branch of zoology, is the study of birds.

Ichthyology is the study of fish that focuses on many types of fish including cartilaginous fish, jawless fish, and skeletal fish.

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution.

Cetology is a branch of marine mammal science that studies about eighty species of dolphins, whales, and porpoise, all of which are classified within the Cetacea order.

Conchology, a branch of malacology, is the study of mollusk shells including seashells, freshwater and land mollusk shells, and gastropod operculums.

Entomology, a branch of arthropodology, is the study of insects.

Myrmecology, a branch of entomology, is the study of ants that has focused on many factors about ants, including evolution and social systems.

Nematology is the study of nematodes, also known as roundworms, which first began in the nineteenth century.

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings.

Paleozoology, also spelled Palaeozoology, is a branch of many other sciences including zoology and paleontology that focuses on recovering cellular matter from animal remains that are large enough to be seen without the help of a microscope, known as m...

Zooarchaeology is the study of animal remains including shells, bones, hides, scales, DNA, chitin, and hair.

Herpetology concerns the study of amphibians, which include frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and gymnophiona (which resemble earthworms and some snakes).

Apiology is the scientific study of honey bees, a subdiscipline of melittology (the study of all bees), which is a subdiscipline of entomology.

Arachnology is the scientific study of spiders and related specimens: including scorpions, pseudo-scorpions and harvestmen.