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Arthropods are not just insects--they are very interesting animals, smaller then a beetle & a lighter color. I have had experience with arthropods, a.k.a. rolly pollys, so I know a lot about them.

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Arthropods get a bad rap, so much so that some people are either so terrified or disgusted by them -- think insects, arachnids and crustaceans -- that they're killed on sight. It may be hard to comprehend how something so small can have possibly the largest impact out of all orders of living creatures, but life on ...

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As small animals, arthropods gain great advantages from their exoskeletons, including protection almost as good as an actual shell. As anyone familiar with arthropod-based super heroes knows, arthropods are very strong for their size, but this is deceptive - this proportionate strength is a combination of better system leverage but mostly due to the fact that smaller muscles are ...

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Exoskeletons are good because they can protect insects and arthropods from their environment. They act sort of like an armor around the body, and prevent fungi, bacteria, and big predators from getting easy access to the soft insides. They also pr...

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Lab: Survey of Arthropoda. STUDY. PLAY. What are the major groups of phylum arthropoda? Crustaceans, chelicerates, centipedes and millipedes, and insects. ... What are the benefits of jointed appendages? They offer arthropods with such strength and flexibility that the variation in structure and function of appendages is enormous.

www.britannica.com/animal/arthropod/Reproductive-system...

Arthropod - Reproductive system and life cycle: With few exceptions, the sexes are separate in arthropods; i.e., there are both male and female individuals. The paired sex organs, or gonads, of each sex are connected directly to ducts that open onto the ventral surface of the trunk, the precise location depending upon the arthropod group. In arthropods, sperm are commonly transferred to the ...

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Arthropods. Anthropods consist of a series of segments that replicate each other in function. For example, a lobster contains a segmented body in which the abdomen and cephalothorax, also known as the head and throat, repeat the same basic structures. This includes a set of feet, nerves and organs used for the respiratory system.

extension.illinois.edu/soil/SoilBiology/arthropods.htm

Soil arthropods consume the dominant organisms and permit other species to move in and take their place, thus facilitating the progressive breakdown of soil organic matter. Control pests. Some arthropods can be damaging to crop yields, but many others that are present in all soils eat or compete with various root- and foliage-feeders.

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Exoskeletons are a feature of some of the world's most successful animals. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of having an exoskeleton, what an exoskeleton is, and what animals have ...

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The advantages of exoskeletons include enhanced leverage for muscular movements and protective covering for muscles and internal organs, while their disadvantages include heightened vulnerability during the molting process and restrictive in terms of sizes and weights.