arthropod study guide

Arthropod Study Guide

Know the class & phylum for each of these arthropods:

  • horseshoe crab
  • crayfish
  • tarantula
  • barnacle
  • scorpion
  • butterfly
  • Daphnia
  • millipede
  • centipede
  • pillbug

Be able to tell the habitat (marine, freshwater, or terrestrial) each of these arthropods would be found:

  • shrimp
  • pillbug
  • horseshoe crab
  • centipede
  • crayfish
  • honeybee
  • trilobite
  • crab

List the 3 main characteristics of all arthropods

List the steps in complete metamorphosis & name insects that use this method.

Know the main characteristic of all mandibulates.

Know the main characteristic of all chelicerates.

Be able to recognize pictures of:

  • grasshopper
  • barnacle
  • millipede
  • centipede
  • scorpion
  • pillbug
  • trilobite
  • crayfish
  • tarantula
  • horseshoe crab

Be able to tell which arthropod fits the following characteristics:

  • marine with chelicerae or fangs
  • live in damp soil & can roll into ball for protection
  • 6 legs and head, thorax, & abdomen
  • 8 legs & eats insects
  • extinct 
  • lives in limestone case 7 attached to rocks
  • predator with poison stinger on abdomen
  • scavenger with 4 legs per body segment