Arthropods

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Anechkkaaa
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Arthropods
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2012-05-07 21:47:08
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Arthropods science invertebrates
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Arthropods science invertebrates
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  1. What are arthropods?
    • The largest and most diverse group of animals in the world.
    • All arthopods have
    • -jointed legs
    • -exoskeleton (hard outer covering)
  2. What does molt mean?
    To shed outer layer to grow bigger
  3. Explain the insect.
    • 3 body parts- head, thorax, and abdoman
    • 6 legs
    • open circulatory system
    • go through metamorphosis
  4. What are spiracles?
    brings oxygen directly into tissues
  5. What is complete metamorphosis?
    • egg, larva (worm-like), pupa (resting), adult
    • young does NOT look like adult
  6. What is incomplete metamorphosis?
    • Egg, nymph, adult
    • Young looks like adult
  7. Describe the arachnid
    • 2 body regions
    • 8 legs
    • predators
    • may be venomous
    • Examples: spiders, scorpians, ticks, mites
  8. What are Centipedes?
    • 1 pair of legs per segment
    • predators, use venom
  9. What are millipedes?
    • 2 pairs of legs per segment
    • eat plants
  10. What are crustaceans?
    • 5 pairs of legs
    • 2 pairs of antennae
    • 3 types of chewing appendages
    • hard outer covering
    • swimmerets force water over the gills
    • Examples: Crabs, crayfish, lobsters, shrimp, barnacles

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