phylum of invertebrates that have jointed appendages and segmented bodies covered in an exoskeleton
a hard, protective covering on the outside of an invertebrate's body
The process to shed the exoskeleton in order to grow larger.
provide sense of touch, taste, smell, and sound
The organs used for breathing by crustaceans and arthropods living in water.
network of breathing tubes that extend throughout the body in insects and myriapods.
Organs of gas exchange in spiders
middle segment of insects, where the legs are attached
body part of Arachnids and Crustaceans where head and thorax are fused together
aquatic arthropods with 2 pair of antennae, ex: shrimp, crabs
arthropods with 2 body segments and 4 pairs of legs, Ex: spiders, scorpions
arthropods with long rounded bodies and 2 pairs of legs per body segment
arthropods with long, flattened bodies and 1 pair of legs per body segment
largest group of arthropods, have 3 body segments and 3 pairs of legs, eg: flies, grasshoppers
a small group of arthropods with many legs and tubular in shape, eg. centipedes and millipedes.
These organs are used for flying in air found in most insects but not other arthropods.
Type of eyes with many lenses found in insect and some crustaceans; others have simple eyes.