Chapter 24: A Closer Look at Arthropods

 

Arthropods

Arthropod tutorial describing their numbers, habitats, niches, and keys to their evolutionary success

http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/0_0_0/arthropods_intro_01

http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/0_0_0/arthropods_intro_01

(Key Concept: Arthropods are the most diverse of all animals.)

 

 

Millipedes

Collection of high-quality videos about millipedes

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Millipede

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Millipede

(Main Idea: Arthropod features are highly adapted.)

 

Mites

Gallery of SEM images showing a variety of mites with information about each one

 

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/life/other-invertebrates/mites/index.html

(Main Idea: Arthropod features are highly adapted.)

 

Crabs, Lobsters, and Shrimp

Collection of high-quality videos and photographs of decapods

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Decapoda

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Decapoda

(Main Idea: There are many different types of crustaceans.)

 

Water Flea

Video of a water flea, a common tiny crustacean

http://www.microscopyu.com/moviegallery/pondscum/macrothrix/

(Main Idea: There are many different types of crustaceans.)

 

Barnacles and Copepods

Video of goose barnacles, a sessile crustacean

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Goose_barnacle#p007zg89

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Goose_barnacle#p007zg89

(Main Idea: There are many different types of crustaceans.)

 

Arachnids

Collection of high-quality videos and photographs of scorpions and spiders

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Arachnid

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Arachnid
(Main Idea: Arachnids have evolved into a diverse group.)

 

Insects

Collection of high-quality videos and photographs of insects

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Insect

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Insect

(Key Concept: Insects show an amazing range of adaptations.)

 

Insect Mouthparts

Interactive tutorial in which you identify the adapted mouthparts of a variety of insects

http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/course/ent425/library/labs/external_anatomy/anatomy_mouthparts.html

(Key Concept: Insects show an amazing range of adaptations.)

 

Insect Museum

Browsable display case featuring a diversity of insects from NC State’s Insect Museum

 

http://insectmuseum.org/

(Key Concept: Insects show an amazing range of adaptations.)