Flashcards in Invertabrate Biology Deck (83)
What are the cephlothorax of crustaceans covered in?
By a carpace
What animals are in the Order Decapoda?
Crabs, Shrimp, Lobsters, and crayfish
What are the characteristics of Decapoda?
10 legs, 2 body regions, gills, carapace
What is a immature female crab called?
A she crab or salle
What is a mature female crab called?
What are the differences between male and female crabs?
Female-Painted red claws, wide underbelly
Male-Painted blue claws, Narrow underbelly
What is special about crayfishes mouth?
Mandibles for crushing
2 pairs of maxilla->
1 for food
2 is for pushing water over gills
Are barnacles hermaphroditic?
What invertabrates make up Phylum Arthropoda?
What are Predacious w/posionous bite, carniverous and fast moving arthropods?
What are arthropods that are herbivores, slow moving and roll into a ball when threatened?
What is the study of insects?
What are the three body regions of animals of class insecta?
Head, thorax and abdomen
What are the Sensory Receptors in insects?
Sensory setae like structures
What are the 5 Major orders in Class insecta?
Lepidoptera (Moth and butterflys)
Diptera (Flies and Mosquitos)
Orthopoda (Cockroaches and Roaches)
What do Japanese beetles do?
What does the Titan Beetle have?
A very painful bite
What does the Dung Beetle eat?
What is the difference between butterflies and moths?
Butterflies feed during the day, hold wings vertically, have fleshy catapillar
Moths feed at night, hold wings horizontally, have a hairy catipillar, and fuzzy atenae
What lives inside a termite?
Protists that digest the wood
What does the Green bottle fly eat?
Dog feces, rotten trash
What kind of mouth does the housefly have?
Spongelike mouth parts