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What is the common name of the organism that will be the subject of your observations? ____________________
cricket
Social ranking in a population or group of organisms of the same species is called a _________________ _________________.
dominance hierarchy
Evaluations of a competitor’s strength is typically made through observations of ritualized _______________ and ___________________.
behavior and display
Insects are ____________ since their body temperature is similar to that of their environment.
ectothermic
The three parts of an insect leg are the ________, __________, and __________.
femur, tibia, and tarsus
You will mark your experimental subject on their ____________ with correction fluid.
thorax
Males may ______________ by rubbing their wings to call or sing.
stridulate
If one insect convinces another to leave his position, he has ____________ a potential competitor.
displaced
A small packet of sperm from the male Gryllus domesticus is called a ______________
spermatophore
The two objects or _________ project from the posterior of the abdomen of Gryllus domesticus.
cerci
Female Gryllus domesticus are easily identified because they have a long __________________.
ovipositor
Variables that are only measured or registered are ________________ variables.
dependent
Variables that manipulated in the experiment are ________________ variables.
independent
Live Gryllus domesticus will be immobilized for observation under the dissecting scope by placing them in a Petri dish lined with ________.
ice
Your experiments should be designed in such a manner that one _____________ result will occur if your hypothesis is supported and another result if your hypothesis is false.
observable