Examples of Arthropods?


In biology, arthropods are a classification of animal. About 80 percent of the world's animals are arthropods. This class of animals posses vertebrae, segmented bodies, a skeleton made of chitin, a thick protective covering, and six legs which are jointed. Some examples of arthropods are flies, shrimp, spiders, crabs, ants, and cockroaches. Arthropods are divided into five different groups: Diplopoda, Chilopoda, Crustacea, Arachnida, and Insecta. The name is derived from the Greek words for “joint†and “foot.â€Â
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An insect, arachnid, millipede, centipede, or a crustacean.
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Its called phototaxis.
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Phylum Arthropoda
Arthropods include an incredibly diverse group of taxa such as insects, crustaceans, spiders, scorpions, and centipedes. There are far more species of arthropods than species in all other phyla combined, and the number of undescribed species in the... More >>
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Arthropods are a diverse group of animals. In fact, they are the biggest group of animals on the planet! Examples of arthropods are ants, crabs and spiders. You ...
Arthropods are invertebrates with exoskeletons, segmented bodies, and jointed appendages. Insects, arachnids, and crustaceans are some examples of arthropods. ...
Crabs, spiders, and shrimp are examples of arthropods. They belong to the phylum Arthropoda. There are five classes: Crustaceans, Arachnids, Chilopods, Diplopods ...
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