Flashcards in DO NOT STUDY FOR TEST- Insects, Arachnids, and Crustaceans- facts and examples Deck (12)
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Arthropods are animals that are part of the __________ ______________.
What three main groups does the phylum arthropoda consist of?
Insects, arachnids and crustaceans.
What is an exoskeleton and what is it made of?
An external skeleton that protects and supports an animal's body. It is primarily made up of something called chitin.
Name the three body parts of an insect.
Are the following insects, arachnids or crustaceans?
1. Shrimp- C
2. Spider- A
3. Fly- I
4. Crab- C
5. Barnacle- C
6. Scorpion- A
7. Ant- I
8. Crayfish- C
9. Praying mantis- I
10. Miggie- I
Do all insects have wings?
Where on the insect's body are they located?
On the thorax.
Arachnids are mainly sea animals/land animals.
What do most arachnids feed on?
the bodies of other insects or other small animals.
What is the first pair of legs known as on the arachnid?
What is the second pair of legs known as on the arachnid?
The pedipalps! ( try saying out loud )
What have the pedipalps been adapted to do?
They have been adapted for feeding, moving, and reproductive functions.