ARTHROPODS

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WHAT FAST, FLAT-BODIED ,CARNIVOROUS ARTHROPOD HAS ONE PAIR of LEGS PER BODY SEGMENT? CENTIPEDE
WHAT DOES ITS NAME MEAN? ONE-HUNDRED FOOTED
WHAT SLOW, ROUND-BODIED,CARNIVOROUS HERBIVOROUS ARTHROPOD HAS TWO PAIRS OF LEGS PER BODY SEGMENT? MILLIPEDE
WHAT DOES IT MEAN? ONE-THOUSAND FOOTED
WHAT DOES THE TERM CARNIVORE MEAN? FLESH EATER
WHAT DOES THE TERM HERBIVORE MEAN? PLANT EATER
List four characteristics of crustaceans Four antennae, pincers, ten legs, jointed appendages
What term describes the process in which a crustacean sheds its exoskeleton to make room for its expanding body? Molting
What term describes the ability of crustaceans to replace lost body parts? Regeneration
Which crustaceans run sideways? Crabs
Name the hard, protective shell that shields a crabs soft body. Carapace
What do we call the leg like limbs connected to a lobsters abdomen? Swimmerets
Which lobster does not have pincers? Spiny lobster
What are the smallest shrimp mentioned in the text? Brine shrimp
What are the largest shrimp mentioned in the text? Prawns
What crustacean lives in damp areas on land?
Wood louse (roly poly)
Name the unusual invertebrate that feeds on mollusks by sticking its stomach into their shells. Sea star
What relative of the sea star is covered with spines? Sea urchin
Identify the flowerlike invertebrate found on the oceasn floor, which uses its colorful tentacles to paralyze its prey. Sea anemone
What tiny animals are responsible for building underwater ridges and reefs? Coral polyps
Name the tiny freshwater invertebrate with tentacles around its mouth. Hydra
What beautiful, bowl-shaped animal floats near the surface of the water trailing stinging tentacles? Jellyfish
Which creature is like a floating colony of jellyfishlike animals? Portuguese man-of-war
What group of invertebrates is the smallest of all animals? Protozoans
How do protozoans differ from larger invertebrates? Each one is made of just one cell
What is the smallest living unit in any organism? Cell
Name the protective covering that surrounds a cell. Cell membrane
Which part of a cell directs the work of the cell? Nucleus
Give the name for the jellylike fluid that fills a cell. Cytoplasm
What threadlike structures contain the instructions for running a cell? Chromosomes
What word means "false feet"? Pseudopods
Name the tiny hairlike structures that help a paramecium move. Cilia
WHAT INVERTEBRATES SWALLOW SOIL AND ARE BENEFICIAL TO FARMERS? EARTHWORMS
NAME THREE PARASITIC WORMS. LEECHES, TAPEWORMS, AND ROUNDWORMS
IDENTIFY THE ORDER OF INVERTEBRATES WHOSE NAME MEANS "STOMACH-FOOT". GASTROPODS
GIVE TWO EXAMPLES OF GASTROPODS. SNAIL, COWRIE, CONCH,SLUG, NUDIBRANCH
WHAT IS THE NAME FOR A ONE-SHELLED MOLLUSK? UNIVALVE
GIVE TWO EXAMPLES OF UNIVALVES. SNAIL,CONCH,COWRIE
WHAT IS THE NAME OF A TWO-SHELLED MOLLUSK? BIVALVE
GIVE TWO EXAMPLES OF BIVALVES. MUSSEL, OYSTER, CALM, SCALLOP
WHAT DO WE CALL TGE TISSUE THAT PRODUCES A MOLLUSK'S SHELL? MANTLE
GIVE EXAMPLES OF CEPHALOPODS. OCTOPUS, SQUID, NAUTILUS
GIVE THE THREE STAGES OF JELLYFISH DEVELOPMENT. LARVA, POLYP, MEDUSA
WHAT ARE A SEA STAR'S ARMS CALLED? RAYS
WHICH PROTOZOAN IS SHAPED LIKE A SHOE? PARAMECIUM

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