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Phylum_has more species that any other animal phylum
Arthropods have_and jointed appendages.
The outer body covering that_and_arthropod is called the exodkeleton.
Supports and protects
The three body sections of an insect are the_.
Head, Thorax, abdomen
Insects have_legs or_pairs.
Insects have_eyes, which contain many separate sections.
Insects have an_circulatory system.
Tube that transport gasses inside insects
The spiracles are tiny openings that connect to an insect's_, which are tubes used in respiration.
Some insecticides work by clogging the insect's_ so the insects cannot breathe.
An insect's life cycle which changes insects body form.
The immature stages of incomplete metamorphosis are called_.
_is the process of an insect shedding its old exoskeleton and growing a new one.
List in order the stages of complete metamorphosis.
Egg, larva, pupa, adult
A butterfly exhibits_metamorphosis.
The larva stage is usually an_stage of metamorphosis.
The pupa stage is the_stage of insect development.
Cocoons and chrysalises are examples of the_stage of metamorphosis.
Which animal is classified in phylum Arthropoda?
Which animal has radial symmetry?
Which animal is an invertebrate?
Starfish, bee, and snail
Which animal has tube feet in its water-vascular system.
Why are insects not crushed by there exoskeleton as insects grow larger?
Because they molt their exoskeleton and grow a new one.
Tell which phylum each of the following organisms belongs to: Portuguese man-of-war, trichina worm, and spider. Then give at least one characteristic of each organism that places it in that phylum.
Portuguese man-of-war is a Cnidarian because it's tentacles can give a painful and sometimes fatal sing. Trichina worm is Nematoda because it is a parasite roundworm. Spiders are arthropods because they have exoskeletons and jointed legs.
Describe the advantages and disadvantages of an exoskeleton.
The advantages of exoskeletons include protective covering. The disadvantages include high vulnerability during molting and restrictive size and weight.
Choose two different invertebrates, and contrast the ways in which they capture and digest their food.
The southern black widow captures its food in its web. It digests the food outside its body by their enzymes breaking down the prey's tissue. They suck the liquid. The Asian giant hornet captures prey in the air while flying. They chew the pray in a paste and feed it to their larvae.
What are two variations of DRA?
Why are tardigrades amazing, and what specific gene did we talk about?
the basic social unit of gibbons and siamangs is an
What is the ppp of F. hepatica?
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