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LABORATORY IX - ARTHROPODA

Read pages 167- 225 in Sherman & Sherman.

Living Materials:

Astacus dissection is similar to Cambarus on pages 171, 176-178, (also see pages 210, 215 upper ).

Schistocerca dissection is similar to grasshopper on pages 174-175.

Prepared Slides: See on bench.

Demonstration Material:Large number of museum specimens including insect collection. Compare the features between the specimens (use the table on page 171).

Exercises: (these will vary somewhat depending upon delivery of live materials). See listing on black board.

Phylum Arthropoda (=joint-footed)


Subphylum Trilobita


FOSSIL TRILOBITE FROM SCOTTISH SHALES

Subphylum Chelicerata


Class Merostomata


THE HORSESHOE CRAB LIMULUS FOSSIL EURYPTEROID SPECIES

Class Arachnida


AUSTRALIAN WOLF SPIDER BY WILLYUM

Class Pycnogonida


A PYCNOGONID FROM ENIWETOK ATOLL

Subphylum Crustacea


THE GREENSHRIMP CHROMATOPHORES FROM THE COON-STRIPPED SHRIMP KRILL FEEDING AN MALE/FEMALE PAIR OF PONTINID SHRIMPS LIVING IN THE MANTLE CAVITY OF TRIDACNA GIGAS A SMALL PAGURID CRAB BARING A COLONY OF HYDRACTINIA THE RED ROCK CRAB NESTLED AMONST BLADES OF ZOSTERA THE COMMERCIAL OR EDIBLE CRAB CANCER MAGISTER
THE BLUECRAB SWIMMING APPENDAGE OF THE BLUECRAB
THE COCONUT OR ROBBER CRAB THE COENOBITA CRAB
JAPANESE LONGEYE SWIMMING CRAB - HAWAII THE GHOSTCRAB
THE FIDDLER CRAB
IRIDESCENT BLUE ISOPOD FROM ENIWETOK ATOLL THE SALLY LIGHTFOOT CRAB
THE HAIRY CRAB THE SANDCRAB
PARASITIC ISOPODS WHALE BARNACLES
WHALE LOUSE

Subphylum Uniramia


Class Insecta


GRASSHOPPER MELANOPLUS FUNGUS GNAT IN AMBER
HUMAN HEAD LOUSE

Class Chilopoda


CENTIPEDE

Class Diplopoda


MILLIPEDE

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