Latin for "Jointed Legs"
segmented invertebrates with bilateral symmetry and coelomate body cavity.
mouth parts for feeding and various types of eyes
middle body region to which legs and wings are attached.
posterior body region: contains digestive structures and reproductive organs.
hard thick outer covering made of chitin.
protects and supports internal organs and tissues.
disadvantages of arthropod exoskeleton
relatively heavy so keeps size small in order to grow must molt.
shedding and replacing exoskeleton
any structure like a leg or antenna that grows out of body of animal.
advantages of appendages
allow flexibility and variety of functions and movements.
Feeding and digestion: arthropod
complete one way digestive system from mouth to anus.
feathery structures used by aquatic arthropods for oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange found in crustaceans.
system of branching tubules carrying oxygen through body found in most insects.
air filled chambers hat look like pages in a book: spiders.
remove cellular wastes from blood.
Circulation in arthropods
open circulatory system
reproduction of arthropods
sexual with separate sexes.
multiple lenses that detect movement and color.
1 lens that detects light.
stalklike structure that detect changes in environment (movement and sound)
crayfish,lobsters. 2 pairs of antennae. first pair of legs are chelipds. large claws. swimmerets.
Claws. adapted to crush and catch food.
appendages used for reproduction and swimming.
spiders,scorpians, mites,ticks. 2 body regions (cephalothorax and abdomen) 4 pairs of walking legs. no antennae. chelicerae.
modified pinches/ fangs for holding food or injecting venem.
capable of constructing specific kinds of webs with spinnerets
allow spiders to spin silk from silk glands.
horseshoe crab..living fossils have remained unchanged for 20 million years.
largest, most diverse group of arthropods. successful b/c of adaptions. can live many places. flies,butterfly.
change in body shape and form in development.
4 stages: Egg, Larva, Pupa, Adult. most insects. butterflies.
wormlike, eats grows and molts.
resting stage surrounded by cocoon.
hatch from eggs as nymphs: grasshoppers. cockroaches.
look like miniature adults but lack wings and mature sex organs.
carnivores with flattened wormlike bodies
have long, segmented bodies, each segment has one pair of jointed legs.
scavengers with cylindrical bodies. Millipedes.
have two pairs of appendages per body segment.
Greek: "Spiny Skinned", all are marine, radial symmetry as adults. larvae have bilateral.
consists of calcium carbonate spiny plates covered by a thin layer of skin.
pincer like appendages on spines of sea starts and sea urchins. catch food, protect. clean body.
Water Vascular system def:
system of fluid filled, closed tubes that work together enabling echinoderms to move and get food.
sieve-like, disk shaped opening on upper surface of body. water enters and leaves through this.
contract and squeeze water into tube feet
hollow, thin walled tubes ending in suction cups. movement by pushing out and pulling in tube feet.
5 arm arranged around a central disk, if rays are lost can be replaced through regeneration.
Most brittle stars have five arms. Arms are thin and very flexible.
Water vascular system path
madreporite plate--stone canal--ring canal--radial canal--ampullae--tube feet.