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2 An arthropod is an invertebrate with an exoskeleton, a segmented body, and jointed legs.

3 There are more than 1 million kinds of arthropods on Earth.

4 An exoskeleton is a hard, outer covering.

5 Molting is to leave an exoskeleton and grow a new one.

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7 A crustacean is an arthropod that has a hard, exoskeleton, two pairs of antennae, and a mouth for crunching and grinding.

8 Crustaceans can _____________ certain parts of their body. A ___________ can re-grow its claws. Most crustaceans live in ____________ and get oxygen from the water through _________. Gills are

9 What is Entomology? The study of insects (and their near relatives). What are insects (and near relatives)? Insects and their relatives are ARTHROPODS.

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16 4 Orders - Spiders Araneae Scorpions Scorpionida Daddy Long legs Opiliones Ticks and Mites Arcarina

17 Characterisitics of spiders ( Order Araneae ) 6 pairs of appendages 4 pairs of walking legs 1 pr. of chelicera ( most anterior head appendage) 1 pr. of pedipalps no antennae no segmentation head-chest fused to form cephalothorax breathe with book lungs or trachea poison glands with fangs ( on the chelicera )

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20 Tarantula molting

21 Trapdoor spider

22 Black and Yellow Argiope (Garden Spider )

23 Brown recluse spider Violin shape on dorsal side

24 Female Black Widow Spider

25 Order Scorpionidae - segementation prominent

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27 Harvestmen – Daddy Long legs Order Opiliones - feed more as scavengers

28 Adult female deer tick Order Arcarina

29 Cutting proboscis in mouth of tick

30 Female dog tick

31 Classes of Myriapods (many legged arthropods) (all have one pair of antennae, a head region, and trunk with many pairs of legs, use trachea) Diplopoda - millipedes Chilopoda - centipedes

32 Myriapods Millipede (Diplopoda) Two pair of legs per visible segment, attached under body. Centipede (Chilopoda) Pair of fangs under head, one pair legs per visible segment - attached to side of body. No fangs, no eyes, legs attached to side of body. [one pair of antennae, head & trunk regions, trunk with many pairs of legs]

33 Millipede (Diplopoda) Centipede (Chilopoda) Garden centipede

34 Classes of Crustacea mostly marine, fresh water, a few terrestrial all have two pair of antennae five or more pairs of legs segmented abdominal appendages head & trunk or cephalothorax & abdomen body arrangement have gills Sowbugs or pillbugs Sand fleas Barnacles Crabs, lobster, shrimp

35 Crayfish cephalothorax (Decapoda) Sowbug (Isopoda), a terrestrial crustacean


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