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Science: Arthropods

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What phylum are Arthropods in?
Arthropoda
Characteristics of Arthropods breathing
Gills if aquatic, Book lungs, Trachea, Spiracle.
Characteristics of Arthropods Reproduction, and Internal Transport
Most have internal fertilization, although some lay eggs. They have an open circulatory system
Incomplete Metamorphosis
Start with legs, hatch into a nymph, grow into an adult, no wings.
Why incomplete?
Incomplete because looks like an adult, although missing some body parts.
Complete Metamorphosis
Eggs, larva, pupa, complete metamorphosis, adult. (ex. butterfly)
Characteristics of Arthropods Movement
Jointed appendages, walking swimming, limping, crawling, digging, flying
Characteristics of Arthropods Support and Protection
Exoskeleton, protection of soft tissues and organs. Waxy coating and waterproof. Although limits movement, and limits growth