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Small insect, lives in colonies underground. ANT
Small flying insect that can sting, carries pollen BEE
An insect who has two front wings that are hard and protect the insect. beetle
Has wings with colors and designs, eats nectar. Butterfly
Kills cicadas cicada killer
Males make a loud shrill droning noise by vibrating two membranes on its abdomen. Cicada
a marine bivalve mollusk with shells of equal size clam
a hard stony substance secreted by certain marine coelenterates as an external skeleton, typically forming large reefs in warm seas coral
Found in the ocean, has two pinchers. crab
Small insect that hops, it chirps at night. cricket
has slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of cerci resembling forceps at the end of the body Earwing
breathe through their tube feet ECHINODERM
Skeleton on the outside of an organism exoskeleton
Bites dogs and makes them itch flea
Small flying insect fly
Lives in the grass, hops, and can fly. grasshopper
a crab with a soft asymmetrical abdomen that lives in a castoff mollusk shell for protection. hermitcrab
Aggressive insect who's hive looks like its made of paper. hornet
Animals that do not have bones or internal skeletons. Invertebrates
Small insect that is red and that has dots over it, it looks like a half circle. ladybug
Lives in ocean, has five pairs of arms and first set in pincers. lobster
Soft bodied invertebrates with a thick muscular foot for movement. mollusk
the periodic shedding of an old exoskeleton molting
An insect that drinks blood and carries malaria. mosquito
nocturnal insect related to the butterflies, and wings that fold flat when resting. moth
Long slender body, hands look like they are praying prayingmantis
a crab that lives on or burrows in sand sandcrab
a sedentary marine coelenterate with a columnar body that bears a ring of stinging tentacles around the mouth. SEAANEMONES
an echinoderm that has a thick, wormlike body with tentacles around the mouth. They typically have rows of tube feet along the body and breathe by means of a respiratory tree. seacucumber
long tube-like body with many sections segmentedworm
A mollusk with a single spiral shell into which the whole body can be withdrawn. snail
Has eight legs, makes a web spider
simplest invertebrate sponge
Found in ocean, has ten arms, can change color. squid
Found in Ocean, shaped like star. starfish
A bug that smells stinkbug
Eats and lives in wood. termite
An aggressive insect that can sting you many times. wasp
Small sea creature eaten by people. shrimp
A bug that looks like a stick. stickbug

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Animal Kingdom Crossword

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the largest group of invertebrates that have an exoskelton arthropods
invertebrates that live in damp places on land and breathe using either gills or lungs mollusks
invertebrates that have an exoskeleton and tube feet echinoderms
invertebrates that have long, tube-like bodies that are divided into segments segmentedworms
invertebrates that live attached to a surface and has small holes in their bodies to filter water sponges
skeleton is external exoskeleton
animal's with no backbone invertebrates
endothermic vertebrates that have fur or hair and produce milk for their offspring mammals
endothermic vertebrates that have a beak, two legs, and two wings birds
ectothermic vertebrates that live in or near water and have scales reptiles
ectothermic vertebrates that a can breathe their skin when they are in the water amphibians
vertebrates that live in the water and filter oxygen from the water through their gills fish
body temperature says about the same regardless of the temperature of their environment endothermic
body temperature that is close to that of their environment ectothermic
skeleton is inside their bodies endoskeleton
animal with a backbone vertebrate
made up of more than one cell mulitcellular

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Invertebrate and Vertebrate Crossword

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a group of similar species Genus
Science of naming and grouping organisms Systematics
Groups that have a biological meaning Taxon
A group of genera Family
closely related families order
closely related orders class
what classes are organized into phylum
The largest of Linnaeus's taxonomic categories Kingdom
the evolutionary history of lineages phylogeny
a group of species that includes a single common ancestor and all descendants of that ancestor-living and extinct Clade
links groups of organisms by showing evolutionary lines, or lineages, branched off from common ancestors Cladogram
A trait that arose in the most recent common ancestor of a particular lineage and was passed along to its descendents Derived Character
a larger, more inclusive category than a kingdom Domain
Domain that consists of Unicelllular, prokaryotic organisms with thick cell walls Bacteria
Domain that consists of unicellular, prokaryotic organisms that live in the most extreme conditions Archaea
Domain that consists of all organisms that have a nucleus Eukarya
A kingdom that consists of heterotrophs with cell walls containing chitin Fungi
Kingdom that consists of autotrophs with cell walls that contain cellulose Plantae
Kingdom of organisms that are multicellular, heterotrophic organisms that have no cell walls Animalia
An animal with a backbone Vertebrate
An animal without a backbone Invertebrate
Internal skeleton Endoskeleton
hard outer covering that protects the body Exoskeleton
an animal whose body temperature does not change much Warm-blooded
an animal whose body temperature depends on its surroundings cold-blooded
A long supporting rod that runs through the body just below the nerve cord Notochord
Members of the clade commonly known as Phylum Chordata Chordates
parts of an animal's body match up around a midpoint or line Symmetry
simplest kind of invertebrate that is shaped like a sack and lives underwater Sponges
Organisms that float or swim and have tentacles that sting (corals, jellyfish) Cnidarians
Organisms with a shell(clams, oysters, octopus, squid) Mollusks
Organisms with spiny skin and an endoskeleton Echinoderms
Organisms with legs that bend, bodies with sections, and an exoskeleton(largest group of invertebrates) Arthropods
Organisms with antennae, 3 pairs of legs, 3 body sections, sometimes wings Insects
4 pairs of legs, 2 body sections, fangs(spiders, scorpions) Arachnids
2 pairs of antennae, 2-3 body sections, can chew(crab) Crustaceans
1 pair of legs on each body section Centipedes
simplest worms with flat bodies, some live inside other animals Flatworms
Worms that have thin bodies with pointed ends, most live inside other animals roundworms
Worms with bodies divided into parts that are the same except the front and tail end, live on land(earthworms) Segemented Worms
Organisms that lve part of their lives in water, and the other part on land. lay eggs (frogs) Amphibians
Organisms with dry, scaly skin. Breath through lungs, lay eggs(lizards) Reptiles
Organisms with feathers to keep them warm and dry. beaks and 2 legs. not all can fly, lay eggs. Birds
Warm-blooded vertebrate wilth fur or hair. Females give birth to offspring and make their own milk Mammals

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Invertebrate terms Crossword

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_______ Bob square pants sponge
A mollusk that has two shells held together by hinges or strong muscles Bivalve
Region of the body furthest from the mouth. In insects, the third body region behind the head and thorax. abdomen
Red____ sea food restaurant Lobster
an internal skeleton endoskeleton
an external skeleton exoskeleton
a mollusk with a single or no shell gastropod
A radially symmetrical invertebrate that lives on the ocean floor and has a spiny internal skeleton echinoderm
produces nerves, skin Ectoderm
lines digestive tract endoderm
circulatory system, reproduce, excretory system mesoderm
An invertebrate with a soft, unsegmented body; most are protected by a hard outer shell mollusk
Animal whose stinging cells are used to capture prey and defend themselves. They take food into a hollow cavity. cnidarian
chemical released by one animal that effects the behavior of another animal of the same species pheromone
the ability of an organism to re grow body parts regeneration
stomach gastro
____ life a children's movie Bugs
what you use to think with brain
organisms that live on the bottom of the ocean are called this benthic
fluid that circulates through the body blood
lacking a backbone invertebrate
contains a back bone vertebrate
phylum including crabs arthropoda
protective sheathing secreted from the epidermis cuticle
a phylum of worms called round worms nematoda
evolutionary history of a species or more inclusive taxon phylogeny
phylum of sponges porifera
no symmetry asymmetrical
one side of organism is identical to the other bilateral
the claw of an arhtropod chlea
outside the body external
inside the body internal
the phylum of mollusks such as snails molluska
the type of animal that sponge bobs pet Larry is snail
worms that are flat flatworms
worms that are round roundworms
_______ward character off of sponge bob Squid
what type of animal is peach of of finding nemo starfish
The type of animal that Charlotte is in Charlottes Web spider
what was Marlin and Nemos house in finding Nemo anemone

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Marine Science Crossword

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Organisms with 10 appendages Decapod
Pair of chelipeds in a moveable finger Dactyl
The hard uppper shell of a turtle, crustacean, or arachnid Carapace
Thin sensory appendages on the heads of insects, crustaceans, and some other arthropods Antennae
A pair of globular organs in the head through which organisms see, Eyes
Inhabit intertidal and near-shore habitats in the colder and temperature waters of the Earth's oceans Cancer Crabs
Live on sandy bottoms and have thin exoskeletons Pacific Coast Crab
One of the pair of legs that bears the large chelae in decapod crustaceans Chelipeds
An aquatic mollusk that has a compressed body enclosed within a hinged shell, such as oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops Bivalve
Inhabits the rocky intertidal zone; very agile climber and rapid crawler Shore Crab
Relatively short for shore crabs Walking Legs
Clan of closely related animals that includes snails, slugs, clans, oysters Molluscs
"Stomach foot"; snails and slugs Gastropod
Blanket of soft tissue that covers a mollusc's body like a bathrobe Mantle
Long ribbon-like tongue coated with overlappping teeth Radula
Encased by an external skeleton and appendages are jointed Arthropods
Smallest of crustaceans; have elongated antennae Copepod
One of the walking limbs of a crustacean Pereopod
swimming limb of a crustacean, five pairs of which are typically attached to the abdomen Pleopod
The rearmost segment of the body of certain arthropods, such as the middle lobe of the tail of a lobster Telson
the sixth and last pair of abdominal appendages of lobsters and related crustaceans, forming part of the tail fan Uropod
used in feeding and mating; claw-like gnathopods
an arthropod of the large, mainly aquatic group Crustacea, such as a crab, lobster, shrimp, or barnacle crustacean
the terminal segment of a forelimb, manus
distinct male and female individual organisms dioecious
have a row of small blue eyes along the mantle edge Scallops
large phylum of segmented worms annelids
outer covering made of tough but flexible collagen cuticle
brightly colored segmented worms Polychaetes
paddle-like fleshy paired appendages parapodia
Bundles of bristles setae
pair of feelers palps
Composed of chitin exoskeleton
have a curved body that is flattened sideways Amphipods
dorsoventrally flattened Isopods
pointed appendages which are used to grasp food Chelicerae

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Invertebrates Crossword

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Has a long body with many segments, name means "one thousand legs" Milipede
A marine animal with 5 or more arms, star shaped, undersides of arms have tube feet for movement. Starfish
A phylum of invertebrates. Includes: coral, jelly fish, sea anemones, etc. colentarata
Small insect that lives in colonies, many types such as red, black,fire, carpenter, etc. ant
In the phylum Coelenterata, a hard stony object that usually forms in large reefs in warm seas. coral
A phylum of invertebrates. Includes: earthworms, leeches, sandworms, etc. Annelida
In the phylum Coelenterata, a free-swimming marine animal, has no brain, is an umbrella shape with tentacles hanging down. Jellyfish
A crustacean with a wide body and 5 pairs of legs ( first two are pincers), lives on sea shores in tropical places. crab
A large marine crustacean, has a long cylindrical body and has 5 pairs of legs ( first two are pincers). lobster
Common insect has two sets of clear wings (only used on set for flying). Types include; house, fruit, horse, etc. fly
Has a long flat body, name means " one hundred legs centipede
In the phylum Mollusca. This animal creates pearls. oyster
A common mantis, long-bodied, rests on forelimbs as if praying. praying mantis
In the phylum Annelida, type of worm that lives on land or in water, has suckers on both ends, many species are blood-sucking parasites. leech
In the phylum Arthropod, has eight legs. Name for species such as; black widow, daddy-long-legs, etc. spider
In the phylum Mollusca, live in shells, used in escargot. snail
In the phylum Annelida, a type of worm that burrows and lives in the soil. earthworm
An animal lacking a backbone invertebrate
A phylum of invertebrates. Includes: insects, scorpions, mosquitos, etc. arthropod
A hard external body covering for some invertebrates. Provides support and protection. exoskeleton
In the phylum Coelenterata, has a flower like shape and many stinging tentacles around its mouth, a marine animal. sea anemone
In the phylum Arthropod, has lobster-like pincers, and a poisonous sting on the end of tail scorpion
In the phylum Arthropod, a small insect that flies and bites and sucks blood from humans and animals. mosquito
An insect with two pairs of large wings, goes from caterpillar, into a cocoon, and then into its final form. butterfly
Terrestrial mollusk, like a snail but lacks a shell, a pest to plants. slug
A free-swimming crustacean with an elongated body. Used as a food frequently. Ex: scampi shrimp
A fast-flying, long bodied insect with two pairs of transparent wings. dragonfly
A type of invertebrate. In the phylum Mollusca. Typically has eight tentacles. octopus
This animal lives in water, stays attached to underwater rock or a coral reef, take in food by drawing it into their bodies. sponge
A fast swimming cephalopod mollusk with eight arms and two long tentacles. squid

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Invertebrates Crossword

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head foot cephalopods
stomach foot gastropods
shell made of two parts bivalves
insects, crustaceans, and arachnids arthropds
several segments with a greater range of motion jointedlegs
protects organs exoskeleton
change in form as larva develops into adult metamorphosis
openings on abdomen and aid in gas exchange spiracles
invertebrates bodies divided into sections segments
tube directly behind the mouth pharynx
male and female hermaphrodites
parts branch out in all directions symmetrically radial
two equal halves bilateral
brain activity cephalization
mouth part for invertebrate mandible
protects thorax carapace
internal support endoskeleton
segment behind the head thorax
fusion of head and thorax cephalothorax
posterior part of invertebrate abdomen
parasites with long ribbon like bodies tapeworms
slender bodieed parasites roundworms
known as wheel animals rotifier
fertilize dirt earthworms
parasites that live on the blood of prey leeches
make pearls clams
move by sliding along a layer of mucus snails
gastropods without shells slugs
tentacles that surround a more developed nervous system octopus
terrestrial isopod pillbug
crustacean with broad carapace, stalked eyes, and five pairs of walking legs crabs
large marine crustacean with a cylindrical body lobster
eats wood termites
eats clothes moth
large green insect that feed on other insects w/ raised front legs mantis
plant eating insect with long hind legs grasshopper

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Invertebrates Crossword

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A crustacean with a broad carapace, stalked eyes, and five pairs of legs, the first pair of which are modified as pincers CRAB
A crab with a soft asymmetrical abdomen that lives in a castoff mollusk shell for protection HERMIT CRAB
A cephalopod mollusk with a light external spiral shell and numerous short tentacles around the mouth NAUTILUS
A marine echinoderm with five or more radiating arms. STARFISH
A blind and nomadic tropical ant ARMY ANT
A freshwater crayfish CRAWFISH
An ant that stores large amounts of honey dew and nectar in its elastic abdomen HONEY ANT
A cephalopod mollusk with eight sucker-bearing arms. OCTOPUS
A parasitic flatworm. Has a small head bearing hooks and suckers TAPEWORM
A bloodsucking bug that is a parasite of birds and mammals BEDBUG
An arachnid witha globular body and long thin legs DADDYLONGLEG
Any number of bivalve mollusks with rough irregular shells OYSTER
A large hairy spider TARANTULA
A hymenopterous insect of the superfamily Apoidea BEE
Fast-flying long-bodied predatory insect with two pairs of large transparent wings Dragon Fly
Large marine arthropod with a domed horseshoe-shaped shell. Has ten legs. Horseshoe Crab
Insect that waits motionless for prey with its large spicy forelegs folded like hands in prayer Praying Mantis
Feeds on wood. Can be highly destructive to timber and trees TERMITE
An insect of an order distinguished by forewings typically modified into hard wing cases that cover and protect the hind wings and abdomen beetle
A free-swimming marine coelenterate that has stinging tentacles Jellyfish
Parasitic worm found in the intestines of mammals. Nematode. ROUNDWORM
Lives by feeding on blood of mammals, birds, and sometimes reptiles TICK
Highly venomous spider that has a black body with red markings BLACK WIDOW
Microscopic bug that lives in household dust dust mite
Small shrimp like planktonic crustacean of the open sea Krill
Edible bivalve mollusk with a ribbed fan-shaped shell Scallop
Has large, straight mandibles capable of opening 180 degrees Trap Jaw Ant
Alert ants that can grow up to 40mm long Bull ant
Long slender, soft body with no limbs worm
A terrestrial arachnid with lobster like pincers and a poisonous sting at the end of its jointed tail scorpion
Insect with two pairs of large wings that are usually bright colored butterfly
Terrestrial annelid worm with sucker at both ends leech
Large marine crustacean, cylindrical body, stalked eyes, and 5 pincers lobster
Small free-swimming crustacean with an elongated body. shrimp
Slender long-legged fly with aquatic larvae mosquito
Chiefly nocturnal insect related to the butterflies Moth
Marine bivalve mollusk with shells of equal size clam
Moves forward by arching and straightening its body inchworm
A beetle like insect with long antennae and legs, feeding by scavenging Cockroach
A social winged insect that has a narrow waist and a sting wasp

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Small, wingless insect in the order Thysanura. Silvery light grey and blue color. Silver fish
Larval form of the mealworm beetle, Tenebrio molitor Mealworm
The larva Or caterpillar of the domesticated silk moth. Primary producer of silk Silkworm
A fly of the suborder Cyclorrhapha. Most common fly. Housefly
A scale insect in the suborder Sternorrhyncha, from which the natural dye carmine is derived. Cochineal
Named for its potent sting. Seen in Nicarauga and the extreme east of Honduras Bullet ant
Crustacean native to shelf depths in the northwest Atlantic Ocean and North Pacific Ocean. Snow crab
A nocturnal insect related to the butterfly. Moth
Small wingless jumping insect that feeds on the blood of mammals and birds. Flea
Marine echinoderm with five or more radiating arms. Starfish
Group of small to very large sea snails Abalone
Not a true jelly but rather a hydromedusa. Smaller than true jellies. Bell jelly
Coral in the family Mussidae. Generally spheroid shaped and grooved surface that looks like a brain. Brain coral
Small crustaceans found in all the words oceans. Krill
Cephalopod mollusk. Has two eyes and four pairs of arms. Octopus
A marine bivalve mollusk with shells of equal size Clam
Insect with two pairs of large wings that are covered with tiny scales, usually brightly colored. Butterfly
Insect having fore wings typically modified into hard wing cases that cover and protect the hind wings and abdomen Beetle
Feed on organic detritus, such as flakes of shed human skin. Dust mite
Predatory arachnids that have eight legs and can sting you Scorpion
Social winged insect that has a narrow waist and a stinger Wasp
Bivalve mollusks with rough irregular shells. Have pearls Oyster
Known as pests. Cockroach
Class of parasitic flatworms Tapeworm
Small, free swimming crustacean. Frequently used for food Shrimp
Slender long legged fly with aquatic larvae. Can transmit diseases Mosquito
Large marine crustacean with stalked eyes and pinchers Lobster
Insect with large multifaceted eyes, two transparent wings and sometimes colored patches on the body Dragonfly
Another name for a saltwater clam Scallop
An aquatic or terrestrial annelid worm with suckers at both ends Leech
Eight legged predatory arachnid. Poison their prey with their fangs Spider
A large stinging wasp that typically nests in hollow trees Hornet
A crab with soft asymmetrical abdomen that lives in a castoff mollusk shell for protection Hermit crab
Small, pale soft bodied insect that eats wood Termite
Insect of a large group to which the honeybee belongs Bee
Commonly known as a cellar spider Daddy long legs
Eat other insects by catching them with its forelegs Praying mantis
A freshwater crayfish Crawfish
Feed on the blood of mammals, birds, and sometimes reptiles Tick
Worms with a long round body Roundworm

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Invertebrate Crossword

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What is a mollusk and has two shells that are held together by strong muscles? Bivalve
What is an internal skeleton? Endoskeleton
What is flat worms called? Platyhelminthes
What is an insect that has more than six legs? Millipede
What animal body consists of thin tubes plus are freshwater? Hydra
What lacks an outer shell and has a distict head? Squid
What is segmented worms called? annelida
What is a mollusk and has feet adopted to form tentacles around their mouth? Cephalopod
What is an invertebrate that has jointed legs, exoskelton, and is aslo multiple segmented? arthropod
What is round worms called? Nematode
What is protected by a hard shell and body is unsegment? Mollusk
What is an external skeleton called? Exoskeleton
What has an umbrella like body and is alsolong? (It has a soft structure) jellyfish
What wears a shell and are molluscan? Snails
What is a hard shelled animal that lives on a rocky sea floor? seaurchins
What is found in sea water but also fresh? sponges
What can change colors during molting process? lobster
What is hard and has variously of colors plus secreted by marine polypes? corals
What have five or more rays or arms that radiate from central disk? starfish
What includes crabs, lobsters, and crayfish in its group? crustacean
What includes hydra, jellyfish, and coral in its group? cnidarian
What is an animal without a backbone called? invertebrate
What can lay about 30,000 eggs and is hermaphrodites? melibe
What is the large opening of the sponge that water flows out of called? osculum
What is cylindrical forms that stick to a substrate with the mouth facing upwards called? Polyps
What is a cnidae that stings capsules called? nematocysts
What invertebrate has nine brains? octopus
This invertebrate is a type of worm that lives in you, what is this worm called? tapeworm
What is a free swimming jellyfish or hydra, and has a dome shaped? medusa
What invertebrate is known for its extremely potent sting? bulletant

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Invertebrates Crossword

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animals that don't have a backbone. invertbrate
i have no body openings, no muscles, nerves or organs. sponges
i'm well known to eat through wooden structures and dead wood. termite
i make distinctive call by rubbing the file of one of my wings against the scraper on the other. cricket
i'm a small red or yellow beetle with black spots. ladybug
i'm a sea creature with hard shell, two large claws and eight legs. lobster
invertebrates don't have a _________. backbone
you hear hundreds of male ________ singing loudly on a summer night. cicadas
i'm an insect that has large spiky forelegs folded like hands in prayer. mantis
i'm an insect that collects nectar & pollen and produces wax & honey. bee
i am a shellfish which can be eaten ; ex. casino or on half shell. clams
i'm a mollusk with rough irregular shells. oyster
i have 5 pairs of legs, the first are modified as pincers. crab
"100 footed" as everyone says, but i don't have 100 legs. centipede
a thousand feet ? i actually have anywhere from 40 to 400 legs. millipede
when i feel threatened, i retreat into my shell to protect myself. snail
i'm an insect with long hind legs for jumping. grasshopper
only the females bite. mosquito
i'm an eight-legged predatory that injects poison into their prey. spider
i'm a softbodied, free swimming aquatic animal with a gelatinous umbrella-shaped bell. jellyfish
i have 8 tentacles. octopus
i'm a terrestrial arachnid with lobster-like pincers and a poisonus sting at the end of its jointed tail. scorpion
phylum of invertebrates that includes the sponges. porifera
i am tube-like and usually attached to a rock or another object. polyp
phylum consisting of ringed or segmented worms. annelid
i am capable of carrying mass 50 times their own body weight. ants
i become a butterfly ! caterpillar
i am a blood-feeding worm. leech
i am snail-like, but without a shell. slug
i lack a respiratory system and breathe through my skin. earthworm
has 6 tentacles. squid
protects organs. exoskeleton
i like to eat clothing. moth
mouth part for invertebrate. mandible
i am a lightning bug. firefly
i'm an aquatic invertebrate that is shaped like a star. starfish
i'm an insect distinguished by forewings typically modified into hard wing cases. beetle
i am an insect with a long cylindrical body resembling a stick. stickbug
class of invertebrates that include snails, slugs, mussel and octopuses. mollusk
i'm well known to land on your food and feces. fly

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