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Arthropod limbs have this feature
 
Exoskeletons are made of this material
 
The Cambrian explosion occurred this many mya
 
Arthropods colonized the land during this period
 
This 'original arthropod' became extinct during the End-Permian mass extinction
 
Horseshoe crabs have this in their blood for oxygen transport
 
The part of an arachnid that contains the head
 
The part of an arachnid that may be present to connect the 2 body segments
 
The number of species of scorpions
 
Trait where eggs hatch as they are being laid
 
These appendages are expressed as claws in scorpions
 
Daddy-longlegs belong to this order
 
The number of species of daddy-longlegs
 
With 45,000 described species, this is the most diverse order of arachnids
 
Mites may utilize this trait, attaching to another organism for transport
 
The order Amblypygi contains these scorpions
 
The order Araneae (spiders) has this many species
 
Tarantula fangs cannot point ________
 
Jumping spiders belong to this family with 5000 species
 
The wings and legs of hexapods attach to this body region
 
Insects become present on land during this period 440 mya
 
The oldest insect fossils come from this period 420 mya
 
The coevolution of insects and angiosperms commenced during the Mesozoic period, this many mya
 
Basal insects lack these
 
Insect chemoreceptors are concentrated in this body part
 
The basal form of insect antennae
 
The derived antennae found in house flies
 
The name for insect body hairs
 
Another name for Type 1 metamorphosis
 
The name for stages in the molting process
 
Mayflies can't do this with their wings, unlike dragonflies
 
The order of straight-winged insects
 
The order Dictyoptera contains termites, mantids, and these
 
Aphids belong to this order
 
True bugs have specialized ________
 
A monophyletic class of insects that undergo complete metamorphosis
 
The order of beetles, sheath-winged insects
 
A name for beetle larvae
 
The front pair of beetle wings used exclusively for hind-wing protection
 
The number of beetle species
 
The largest beetle family, weevils
 
Rove beetles belong to this family with shortened elytra
 
The family Scarabaeidae contains this insect, the largest in the world
 
Scarabaeidae contains these beetles, important for cleanup and nutrient cycling
 
The family Chrysomelidae are commonly known as ________ beetles
 
The wood decomposing Harlequin beetle belongs to this family of long-horned beetles
 
The family Gyrinidae contains these beetles that live on the surface of fresh water
 
There are ________ species of ladybugs; family Coccinellidae
 
The ________ ladybug was introduced to North America in 1988 to control aphids, but is now a pest
 

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