anatomy-1 - Important Announcements! •  bspace survey...

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Important Announcements! • bspace survey due on Monday • If you ʼ ve done the assignment but not yet gotten a grade…. .your last name most likely starts with D-Z – All grading should be completed by the 15 th .
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Student questions • Niche: describes a species relationship to other organisms in the ecosystem; usually refers to how an organism uses resources (food, egg laying places, etc), responds to competition and predation, and how it impacts other species in the ecosystem • Insect orders: included in the previous lecture slides and on the phylogeny (e.g., Diptera, Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Lepidoptera….)
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ESPM 40: Basic Insect Anatomy and Morphology • How do insects differ from vertebrates? • What are the main components of the exoskeleton? What is sclerotization? • What are the beneFts and detriments to having an exoskeleton? • Name the different kinds of insect mouthparts and describe how they are used. • Discuss the major types of insect legs and how they are used.
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• anterior (head) • posterior (tail) • dorsal (back) • ventral (front)
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Insects are upside down! • Vertebrates – nerve cord extends along dorsum • Insects – ventral nerve cord
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Insects are upside down! • Vertebrates – closed circulatory system is ventral • Insects – dorsal vessel and open circulatory system
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Insects are inside out! • Vertebrates – soft tissue layer covers internal
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2010 for the course ESPM 28981 taught by Professor O'grady during the Fall '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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