Terms in this set (20)
What are characteristics all arthropods share?
exoskeletons, jointed appendages, segmented body
What are three main body segments of an arthropod called?
head, thorax, & abdomen
What do the prefix "arthro-" and the suffix "-poda" mean?
arthro- joint, poda- foot
What is the exoskeleton of an arthropod made of?
What are the functions of the exoskeleton?
What is the connection between the segmented bodies the worm and the segmented bodies of arthropods?
Both are divided for survival, but they are divided for different purposes. The worm divides so that if it is cut into 2 or 3, it can regrow. Arthropods have segmented bodies so they can bend their legs and arms.
List the 4 major groups within the phylum arthropoda.
crustaceans, arachnids, millipedes & centipedes, insects
Four examples of crustaceans:
lobsters, crabs, crayfish, shrimp
Four examples of arachnids:
spiders, mites, scorpions, and ticks
Four examples of insects (listed in your notes):
beetles, flies, ladybugs, grasshoppers
five characteristics of arthropods:
invertebrates, exoskeleton, jointed appendages, segmented body, open circulatory system
How many body sections do crustaceans have?
How many pairs of legs do crustaceans have?
5 or more
How many antennae do crustaceans have?
Each body section of crustaceans has ____________________ on it.
How do crustaceans obtain oxygen?
Which crustaceans eat dead plants and animals?
Crustaceans who eat what they kill are ___________________________.
Crustaceans who eat plant-like microorganisms are called __________________.
Most crustaceans begin as _____________ ________________ ________________.
microspopic swimming larva