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scientific name of an animal uses what two names
family and genus
an intertebrate that has an external skeleton, a segmented body and jointed appendages
arthropod
name the stages of incomplete metamorphosis
egg, nymph, and adult
tough material from which the external skeleton is made
chitin
insect resting in a chrysalis or cocoon
pupa
name the transformation in appearance most insects undergo
metamorphosis
how many pairs of jointed legs does an ensect have
3
name the process in which an insect sheds its external skeleton
molting
helps an insect feel, hear, and taste
antennae
an animal which is active at night
nocturnal
tubeline structures with which spiders squirt out long, thin streams of liquid silk
spinnerets
tiny hairs on a spider's body that are very sensitive to vibrations
setae
how many disttinct body regions do insects have
3
scientists who study insects
entomologists
what percent of all arthropods belong to the class of insects
90%
process of arranging animals or other things into groups according to their similarities
classification
arachnid with long tail with poisonous, needlelike point
scorpion
parasite that may cause mange in animals or scabies in humans
mite
useful arachnid with one body section, eight long, scrawny legs, and an appetite for plant lice and other insect pests
harvestman/daddy long legs
Be able to identify the following insects
beetle, true bug, social insect, butterfly, moth, dragonfly, fly
spiders have how many legs
8
spider that spends entier life underwater
water spider
two distinct body regions of spiders
abdomen, cephalothorax
process of arranging animals or other things into groups according to their similarities
classification
spider that digs a hole in the ground, lines it with silk and builds a silk trap door
trapdoor spider
arachnid with long tail with poisonous, needlelike point
scorpion
parasite that may cause mange in animals or scabies in humans
mite
useful arachnid with one body section, eight long, scrawny legs, and an appetite for plant lice and other insect pests
harvestman/daddy long legs
Be able to identify the following insects
beetle, true bug, social insect, butterfly, moth, dragonfly, fly
spiders have how many legs
8
spider that spends entier life underwater
water spider
two distinct body regions of spiders
abdomen, cephalothorax
spider that digs a hole in the ground, lines it with silk and builds a silk trap door
trapdoor spider
how spiders feel
setae
spider that makes a net small enough to hold between its legs
ogre-faced spider
the practice of sailing away on silk strands by spiders
ballooning
spider weaves a sheet web on a small portion of the ground
platform spider
largest spider in the world
tarantula
very poisonous spider with dark, violin shaped mark
brown recluse
how spiders feel
setae
spider that makes a net small enough to hold between its legs
ogre-faced spider
the practice of sailing away on silk strands by spiders
ballooning
spider weaves a sheet web on a small portion of the ground
platform spider
largest spider in the world
tarantula
very poisonous spider with dark, violin shaped mark
brown recluse