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Ch 16 Science Vocab

Chapter 16 Vocabulary Quiz

a hard non-living outer covering that supports and protects the animal exoskeleton
if you examine an insect's eyes with a hand lens, you will notice that they have thousands of small sections compound eye
a fluid tissue is made up of, cells floating in liquid; it carries substances to and from all parts of the body blood
is a muscular organ that pumps blood to all body cells heart
when the hearts contract, the slits close and the blood is pumped forward through this...they are blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart artery
the blood does not remain in blood vessels open circulatory system
insects receive oxygen and release carbon dioxide through this. They are tiny elastic tubes that branch throughout the insect tracheae
a thread-like tube that extracts wastes from an insects blood and empties them to the intestine excretory tubules
occurs when insects sheds their old exoskeletons and replace them with new ones molt
insect metamorphosis that includes three stages: egg, nymph, and adult incomplete metamorphosis
a changing of an animal's shape or form as the animal develops from an egg to an adult metamorphosis
the immature stage of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis nymph
involves 4 stages: egg, larva, pupa and adult complete metamorphosis
is usually one of the most active stages. The _________ of moths and butterflies are caterpillars. larva
is often a resting stage during which the larva uses the food it has eaten to change into the body shape of the adult insect pupa
a series of canals and tules in echinoderms; used for movement and feeding water-vascular system
small tubular structures of echinoderms; used for locomotion and feeding tubefeet
In what phylum do clams, snails, slugs, and octopuses belong? Mollusks
Give an example of a univalve. snails
How do clams obtain their food? It sends 2 siphons deep into the sand where the water is - 1 tube draws in water and sends out food particles, 1 sends water away from the clam to remove wastes
What type of skeleton do insects have? exoskeleton
How do insects breathe? tracheae
What type of circulatory system does an insect have? open
What are male bees called? What is their only known function in the hive? drones, fertilize the queen
What starfish characteristic does the term echinoderm describe? similar organisms
What animal has tube feet? starfish
Which of these is not a mollusk? slug, octopus, jellyfish or oyster jellyfish
All mollusks live in the water. True or False False
Which of these has a foot? clam, oyster, snail, octopus clam
An exoskeleton with jointed appendages is characteristic of phylum _______________________. Arthropoda
The grasshopper has an open circulatory system. True or False True
Which stage is associated with incomplete metamorphosis? nymph
You would probably find the greatest number of legs on a _____________________. millipede
Radial symmetry is typical of ____________________. echinoderms
The water-vascular system is important for ___________________. movement, predation, both movement and predation or none both movement and predation
Which of these is not an echinoderm? sea urchin, starfish, sand dollar or squid squid
centipedes 100 legs
milipedes 1000 legs
centipedes carnivores
milipedes herbivores
Remaining arthropods 5 pairs of legs
Created by: bgpalmers