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1

What are some characteristics of the subphylum chelicerata

2 tagmata, 6 pairs of legs, no mandibles or antennae

2

what are chelicerae

pair of appendages at the front of the mouth, pincer like claws, some contain venom

3

what are some chracteristics of the subphylum myriapoda

2 tagmata, paired appendages on segments, one pair of antennae

4

what are some chracteristics of the subphylum hexapoda

3 tagmata, one antennae, mandible, maxillae, 3 pairs of walking legs

5

what are some characteristics of protura

small animals, live in soil, no eyes wings, eyes or antennae, feed on fungi

6

what are some characteristics of colembola

springtails, omnivorous, moist conditions, one of the most microscopic animals on earth

7

what are some characteristics of diplura

two pronged bristletails, no eyes, moist, feed on live prey

8

what are some characteristics of odonota

dragonflies and damselflies, one of the oldest winged insect groups, aquatic as juveniles, insectivorous

9

what are some characteristics of ephenmeroptera

mayflies, adults have short lifespan, nymphs live 1-3 years

10

what are some characteristics of orthoptera

grasshoppers locusts and crickets, incomplete metamorphasis, elongated hindlegs for jumping

11

what are some characteristics of hemipterodea

cockroaches termites lice etc, many species, nymphs gradually develop into adults, wings develop externally

12

what are some characteristics of holometabola

beetles, caddisflies, bees, ants, butterflies and moths, complete metamorphasis

13

what are some generalities about insects

3 pairs of legs, 2 pairs of wings, cuticular exoskeleton

14

what is adaptive radiation in insects

closing spiracles and additional waxy coating

15

what are spiracles

external respiratory opening within insects

16

what are some characteristics of insect wings

double membrane, veins with thick cuticle

17

Who wrote The Population Bomb

Paul Ehrlich

18

T or F: butterflies are usually the first invertebrates ot be noted missing

T

19

What was the first american butterfly to become extinct due to urban development

Xerces blue

20

what was the first noted insect extinction

Rocky Mountain locust

21

Who first spoke of the dangers of pesticides

Edith Patch, first female president of the Ecological Society of America

22

when were the first habitat reserves set aside for butterflies

1960s

23

The Xerces society formed in what year

1971

24

Who founded Xerces society

Micheal Pyle

25

Who is considered the godfather of american insect conservation

Charles Remington

26

What is the IUCN invertebrate red data book

illustrated problems involved in invertebrate ocnservation, 1980s, habitat destruction major concern

27

What was the study by Bossart and Carlton,

Extensive review of american insect conservation, found taxanomic and geographic imbalances, however suggested bias