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Arthropods Slide 1 Lecture Topic: Arthropods Reading: Invertebrates, CHAPTER 33, pages 638 - 670. (concentrate on 33.7)
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Arthropods Slide 2 Do I need to know this? Terms and definitions to know Readings from Campbell (extra readings possibly for vertebrates, definitely for ecology) Multiple choice, true/false, short answer, matching Online Quiz - starts tomorrow Tuesday, November 6th 11 a.m. until Thursday, November 8th at 11 a.m. Quiz covers Friday and today’s lecture Office hours today ZHS, Biospace
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more than 1 million arthropod species described zoologists estimate 3 million to 100 billion undescribed species
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numbers in thousands
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Arthropods Slide 6 Who are the arthropods Arthropods are segmented coelomates that have an exoskeleton and jointed appendages Two out of every three known species of animals are arthropods Found in nearly all habitats of the biosphere
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Arthropods Slide 7 Arthropod Diversity Arthropod Diversity QuickTime f and a DV/DVCPRO - NTSC decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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Arthropods Slide 8 The body of an arthropod is completely covered by the cuticle, an exoskeleton made of chitin When an arthropod grows it molts its exoskeleton in a process called ecdysis ecdysiast = stripper
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Arthropods Slide 9
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2008 for the course BISC 120Lg taught by Professor 11:00-01:50pm during the Fall '06 term at USC.

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