Life Science Chapter 10/11
Terms in this set (73)
Characteristics of arthropods
Exoskeleton, jointed legs, segmented body, molting, open circulatory system
Scientist who studies insects
World's greatest entomologist
Sections of an insect
Head, thorax, abdomen
Tiny openings in body that air enters
Location of spiracles
Feed on plant lice - protects crops
Sticks it's beak in the victim's neck to paralyze it
Secretes an oily substance with a bad odor
Lives under ground for 13-17 years
Used to make music
Third plague in Egypt
Fourth plague in Egypt
Viruses mosquitos carry
Yellow fever, malaria
Diseases houseflies carry
Dysentery, typhoid fever
3 times the size of a mosquito - does not bite
Ants, bees, wasps
Only 1 queen bee
Queen bee life expectancy (how long does she live)
Purpose of worker bees
Cleans the hive, maintain temperature, guards the hive
Live expectancy (how long they live) of worker bees
Bees defense mechanism
How many muscles are used to operate the stinger
How is the stinger of a honey bee different from the stinger of other bees?
It has barbs, loses its stinger after one attack
Build paper-like nests
How many queens do ants have?
Can have several per community
Fight for the colony
Which insect stores food for the winter?
I am mentioned in the Bible for my good work ethic.
Butterflies and moths begin to appear in which season?
Moths are ______________. (seen during the day or the night)
Butterflies are ___________________. (Seen during the day or the night)
How do moths hold their wings?
How do butterflies hold their wings?
What are the metamorphosis stages for a butterfly?
Egg, caterpillar, cocoon, butterfly
White and sulfur butterflies
Seen in meadows and gardens
Butterfly with the longest lifespan (11 months).
Mourning cloak butterflies
Butterfly with yellow wings and black stripes
Butterfly that has scallop-edged wings
Butterfly with a black line across the hind wing
Butterfly with distinctive extensions on their hind wings
Known as blue butterflies
Spring azure butterflies
Asian atlas moth
Banded wooly bear is known as which type of moth?
Isabella tiger moth
Rolls dung of animals into a ball, helps to decrease diseases for humans
Most important job of entomologists
Find ways to control insect pests
Farming method to prevent growth of specific insect pests
Most are aquatic and breath with gills
How many legs do spiders have?
8 legs with 7 segments
Brown Recluse Spider
Dark, violin-shaped marking on its back
Black widow spider
Red marking on abdomen
Which spider is only found in the Amazon River Basin?
Which spider is named for eating the male?
Black widow spider
Also known as daddy long-leg spider
Which spider can detach one of its legs and run to safety?
Crawl into dark places for protection (such as shoes)
Ticks can transmit which type of diseases?
Limes Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Mites cause a skin infection called ________________.
Four main elements found in a cell
Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen
Too small for the human eye to see
Smallest living unit
Three components of the cell
Cell membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus
Most important part of the cell
Study of fungi
Father of Microbiology
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Cell with a nucleus
Responsible for African sleeping sickness
Cell without a nucleus