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Into what scientific classification do spiders fall?
Arachnida
What is the scientific classification for beetles?
Coleoptera
What is the scientific classification for crayfish?
Malacostraca
What is the scientific classification for sponges?
Porifera
What is the scientific classification for starfish, sea urchins?
Echinodermata
What is the scientific classification for "pore-bearers"?
Porifera
What is the scientific classification for scorpions, ticks?
Arachnida
What is the scientific classification for roundworms (unsegmented)?
Nematoda
What is the scientific classification for clams, snails, octupi?
Mollusca
What is the scientific classification for segmented worms?
Annelida
What is the scientific classification for flatworms?
Platyhelminthes
What is the scientific classification for ascaris?
Nematoda
What is the scientific classification for jellyfish, hydra?
Cnidaria
What is the scientific classification for planarians, tapeworms?
Platyhelminthes
What is the scientific classification for earthworms?
Annelida
What are the characteristics of segmented worms?
Digestive tube extending through the body, opening at the mouth and anus
What is cephalization?
Indication that an organism has a distinct head, usually with nerve tissue and sense organs
What three organs aid in digestion?
Gizzard, gastric ceca and crop
What life process is aided by the tracheae?
Respiration
What life process is aided by the aortic arches?
Circulation
What life process is aided by the Malphighian tubules?
Excretion
What life process is aided by the stratocyst?
Irritability
Define arthro-
Joint
Define platy-
Flat
Define meta-
Change
Define -ptera
Wing
Define -poda
Foot
What is the tegument?
Thickened body covering found in parasitic flatworms
In a crayfish, what covers the cephalothorax?
Carapace
What is the medusa in a cnidarian?
The bell-shaped, free-swimming form of a cnidarian
Of what order are flies and mosquitoes a member?
Diptera
What animal (that we studied) has cnidoblasts?
Hydra
What animal (that we studied) has osculum?
Sponge
What animal (that we studied) has chelicerae?
Spider
What animal (that we studied) has scolex?
Tapeworm
What animal (that we studied) has clitellum?
Earthworm
What animal (that we studied) has tympanum?
Grasshopper
For what percentage of all animal species do invertebrates account?
95%
What is the phylum Echinodermata characterized by?
Water-vascular system and regeneration
Do all animals have larval stages of development?
No
Can crayfish regenerate lost parts?
Yes
What does Annelida literally mean?
Little rings
What is a ganglion?
A mass of nerve tissue
Do annelids have an open circulatory system?
No
What animals have their bodies divided into three major parts?
Insects
An exoskeleton is characteristic of what family of animals?
Arthropods
What arthropod lacks antennae or mandibles?
Spiders
In what creature do the females carry eggs on swimmerets?
Crayfish
What kind of arthropods have jointed appendages?
All of them
How does a brown recluse move?
Four pairs of walking legs
What is a sponge's movement called/described?
Sessile
What creature secretes a layer of slime and propels over the slime with ciliated cells?
Planarian
What creature has only longitudinal muscles, which gives it a thrashing motion when moving?
Ascaris
How does an earthworm move?
Setae
How many pair of walking legs does a grasshopper employ?
Three