1 Arthropod Classification

1 Arthropod Classification - Arthropod Classification...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 Arthropod Classification 1 Welcome to the first unit in ENY 3005/5006, the Principles of Entomology! During this unit you will learn what an insect really is. Surprisingly, most people really don't know! Welcome 2 Journal Assignment : Please post a discussion topic titled “Bug Story”. This story should be a short introduction of yourself along with a story involving an insect. Please see the syllabus for grading information and journal due dates. Welcome continued Lecture Components: •Slides •Study guides •Video clips •Textbook readings •Journal readings •Journal assignments 3 Lecture Objectives: listed in the lecture and on the study guide. Icons: Objectives 1. Define classification. 2. Describe the hierarchy in classifying any organism. 3. Describe what Linnaeus did for classification. 4. Give an example of an organism's classification, from its domain to its kingdom to the species level. 5. Describe the characteristics of the phylum Arthropoda. 6. Differentiate the major arthropod classes and orders. 4 Robber fly - Asil idae Have you ever wondered what an insect actually is? Can you guess which of the following are insects? Grasshopper Tick Scorpion Introduction 5 Millipede Beetle Earthworm Caterpillar Crayfish Spider Roly-poly Insects Non-Insect Arthropods Grasshopper Beetle Caterpillar Tick Scorpion Millipede Crayfish Answers 7 Spider Roly-poly Were you surprised to find that a millipede is not an insect, but a caterpillar is? By the end of this unit, you will be an arthropod expert. Wait, what is an arthropod? Well, read on.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2 What things do we classify? How do we know where to place living organisms? Classification System 8 Scientists have a system of classification to determine where different organisms belong and how they are related. Arachnida Annelids Onychophorans As science progressed, the classification scheme was adapted to include information about how organisms are related to each other. This modern system is known as taxonomy or cladistics. Classification Scheme 9 Merostomata Crustacea Chilopoda Diplopoda Insecta Annelid Ancestor Arthropods Scientists use all the tools at their disposal to classify organisms including, collection, preservation, observation, genetic material and computers. Classification – Scheme of categorizing organisms Taxonomy – Basic work of recognizing, describing, naming, and classifying of insects. Nomenclature – The science of naming living organisms. Taxonomy 10 PCR gel that indicates genetic similarities •Multiple common names (nicknames), but only one true scientific name. •Based on Latin. Binomial Nomenclature (2 parts) 1. Genus 2. species or specific epithet Nomenclature 11 (The genus name should be capitalized, and both the genus and species names should be italicized .) Musca domestica Read textbook pages 4-15, 440-443.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 7

1 Arthropod Classification - Arthropod Classification...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online