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Science Chap 2

Insects and Spiders

vertebrate an animal with a backbone
arthropods a type of invertebrate
insects the largest group of arthropods
exoskeleton hard outer covering of an arthropod
2 types of protection camouflage and mimicry
spiders another type of arthropod
Arthropods have ________ legs. jointed
3 body parts of an insect head- thorax- abdomen
metamorphosis process of changing form as an animal grows
a group of bees or ants a colony
The Bible uses an ______ as an example of being wise. ant
instinct a knowledge or skill that animal is born with
incomplete metamorphosis egg- nymph- adult
complete metamorphosis egg- larva- pupa- adult
characteristics of an insect 3 pairs of legs- usually has wings- have antennae
characteristics of a spider 2 body sections- no wings- part of the arachnid group of arthropods- 4 pairs of legs
how a spider gets food catch in web- hunting - trapping - fishing
pedipalps used by spider to hold animals while poisoning their prey
spinnerets where silk for web building comes out of spiders abdomen
brown recluse spider with poison that can be dangerous to people
probiscus tube a butterfly uses to suck
abdomen where digestion occurs in an insect
molts what an arthropod does to its exoskeleton when it becomes too small
Created by: PRO Teacher dsaff