Invertebrates

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Invertebrates
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2015-02-15 14:59:01
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  1. Tarantulas--3 species by where they live
    • arboreal
    • terrestrial
    • burrowing
  2. blood protein of tarantulas
    hemolymph
  3. circulatory system of tarantulas
    open
  4. support for tarantulas
    chitinous exoskeleton
  5. way tarantulas protect themselves
    urticating hairs
  6. portion of tarantula body composed of fused head and thorax
    cepaholthorax (prosoma)
  7. larger hind portion of tarantula
    Abdomen (opithosoma)
  8. lungs for passive gas exchange tarantula
    book lungs
  9. web production tarantula
    silk glands and spinnerets
  10. tarantulas
    poor air circulation, too humid
    fungal infections
  11. Nocturnal, don't have hard shell, live in abandonded shells
    • hermit crabs
    • decapod crustacean
  12. largest scorpions, glow under black light, sting, insectivorous primariliy
    emperor scorpions
  13. docile, curl up to protect soft underside 10 inches long
    african giant millipede
  14. 2-3 inches long, herbivorous, wingless
    hissing cockroach
  15. up to 12 inches long, aggressive, venomous, causes pain in humans, fatal to small animals
    amazonian giant centipede
  16. smaller fruit flies
    Drosophila melanogaster
  17. larger fruit flie
    Drosophila hydei
  18. decompose leaves, distribute soil bacteria, segmented tail to jump
    • springtails
    • hexapods
    • detritivores
  19. common feeder insects, may be kept as pets
    crickets
  20. flightless, can't climb smooth surfaces, feeder animals
    Dubia roaches
  21. larval stage of darkling beetles
    meal worms
  22. larger version of meal worms
    super worms
  23. larvae of wax moth
    wax worms
  24. larvae of hawk moth, very nutritious, no chitinous exoskeleton
    horned worms

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