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walk sideways
abdomen
walking legs
carapace
cheliped
uropod
antenna
eyestalk
red tip claws
larvae
molt
estuaries
crustacean
sooks
jimmies
spawning
juvenile
blue crab
Megalops
Zoea

Marine Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Invertebrates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Invertebrate Word Search

Type
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Description

radial
WALKING-LEGS
UROPOD
UMBO
TELSON
SPONGES
SIPHON
SEGMENTED-WORMS
ROUNDWORMS
ROSTRUM
MOLLUSKS
MANTLE
MANDIBLE
MADREPORITE
JELLYFISH
INSECTA
GASTORPODA
eye spot
FLATWORMS
EXOSKELETON
ENDOSKELETON
ECHINODERMATA
CRUSTACEA
CHELILPED
CEPHALOTHORAX
CEPHALOPODA
CEPHALIC-GROOVE
CARAPACE
BIVALVA
ARTHROPODS

Arthropod Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Metamorphosis
Spinnerets
Pedipalps
Chelicerae
Telson
Swimmeret
Cheliped
Rostrum
Carapace
Decapod
Mandibles
Sessile
Molt
Exoskeleton
Gills
Book Lung
Trachea
Spiracle
Simple Eye
Compund Eye
Malpighian Tubes
Abdomen
Thorax
Entomology
Arthropoda

Insects and Life Cycles Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

abdomen
adult
ant
antenna
arthropod
beetle
complete metamorphosis
egg
grasshopper
head
honeybee
housefly
incomplete
larva
Metamorphosis
nymphs
pupa
six legs
thorax
wings

Arthropods Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Marine Crustacean that attaches self to different surfaces filtering particles from the water Barnacle
Insect with four wings that collects honey and pollen Bee
Hairy arachnid sometimes kept as pets Tarantula
Insect with long hind legs that they use to jump and make chirping sounds Grasshopper
External opening with a bunch of pores with with gill slits behind the eyes. Spiracle
Insect that light up the night Firefly
An immature insect that does not change much as it grows Nymph
When something moves from one region/habitat to another Migrate
Long and thin appendages on the heads of Arthropod and insects that are used for sensory Antenna
Brightly colored insects that fly and feed on nectar Butterfly
Similar to grasshopper but are smaller; Makes chiping sounds with legs as well Cricket
A crustacean on seashores that have 5 pairs of legs they use to walk sideways. Crab
Predators with eight legs who spin webs to captures their prey Spider
Small round beetle with red or yellow wings with black spots that eat aphids Ladybug
Insect that flies fast and have long bodies that take five years to reach adulthood Dragonfly
Outside covering on Insects and arthropods used for support and protection Exoskeleton
Process when an arthropod sheds its exoskeleton Moulting
Mid section of and insects body which has legs and wings attatched Thorax
Inactive and immature form of an insect between larvae and adult stages Pupa
First stage of an insects metamorphosis Larvae
Class of mainly aquatic mandibulate arthropods Crustacean
Class of arthropods with eight legs and a body divided into 2 regions Arachnid
Females produce this round or oval form typically containing an embryo Egg
Appendages that are paired and used for flying in some insects Wings
Nocturnal insect closely related to the butterfly and is dull in appearance Moth
Small insects that live in social colonies and have one or more breeding queens. Ants
Family of large crustaceans with muscular tails and ten legs and large front claws Lobster
What many insect with wings do Fly
Means : lack of a spine Invertebrate
Annoying insect; "She is such a _____ !" Pest
Number of legs an insect has Six
Sugary substance collected by bees and butterflies Nectar
Sweet and yellowish brown sticky substance bees produce Honey
These arachnids feed on the blood of vertebrates and can carry Lymes disease Tick
Number of legs on an arachnid Eight
Larvae of a butterfly or moth with worm like body Caterpillar
Small shrimplike crustacean eaten by larger animals, notably whales Krill
Silky surrounding spun by larvae to protect in the pupal stage Cocoon
Substance secreted by some animals that is poisonous and can cause illness or death Venom
Arthropod comes from the word Arthropoda which is of what origin Greek

Crustaceans Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

shrimplike, flattened sides amphipods
jointed appendages, exoskeleton, bilateral symmetry arthropods
overlapping calcium carbonate plates and cirri barnacle
overlapping membranes used for breathing and locomotion book gills
part of exoskeleton that coves head and chest regions carapace
comprises head and chest region cephalothorax
carbohydrate that makes up the exoskeleton of arthopods chitin
feathery appendages that catch food partacles cirri
base of ocean food chain copepod
bilateral symmetry, exoskeleton, and two main body segments crustaceans
tough body covering of chitin exoskeleton
six pairs of appenedages, carapace, book gills, and spiked tail horseshoe crab
flattened bodies, seven pairs of legs isopod
cold-water, shrimplike, planktonic crustacean krill
shedding outer covering each year molting
small paddlelike appendages under the abdomen swimmerets
long spiked tail used for locomotion telson

World of Insects Word Search

Type
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Description

Abdomen
Adult
Animal
Antenna
Aquatic
Arthropod
Camouflage
Carnivore
Chewing
Coleoptera
Complete
Crypsis
Diptera
Diurnal
Egg
Entomology
Exoskeleton
Freshwater
Grasslands
Habitat
Hemiptera
Herbivore
Homoptera
Hymenoptera
Incomplete
Insects
Invertebrate
Larva
Lepidoptera
Mesothorax
Metamorphosis
Migrate
Mimicry
Molting
Nocturnal
Nymph
Odonata
Omnivore
Orthoptera
Piercing
Pollinate
Proboscis
Prothorax
Ptera
Pupa
Reproduction
Six legs
Spiracle
Sucking
Thorax
Wings
Woodlands

Butterflies Word Search

Type
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Description

abdomen
antennae
butterflies
cacoon
camouflage
caterpillar
chrysalis
coat
emerges
insect
larvae
metamorphosis
mimicry
moth
nectar
proboscis
pupa
rhopalocera
thorax
wings

Arthropods Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Type of respiratory structure in crayfish GILLS
Appendages used for biting and chewing by most arthropods MANDIBLES
Type of respiratory structure in beetles TRACHEAL TUBES
Appendages used for sensing and holding prey on spiders-as well as for reproduction in males PEDIPALPS
Short legs located behind the walking legs on crustaceans SWIMMERETS
A series of major changes from larval form to adult form METAMORPHOSIS
The structure that removes cellular wastes from the blood-also used to preserve water and maintain homeostasis MALPIGHIAN TUBULE
Hard, tough outer covering of many invertebrates EXOSKELETON
The chemical ants produce for communication PHEROMONES
Middle body region consisting of 3 fused segments-wings and legs are attached here THORAX
Posterior end-bears additional legs and contains digestive structures and reproductive organs ABDOMEN
Posterior end-bears additional legs and contains digestive structures and reproductive organs PUPA
When the exoskeleton is shed MOLTING
Type of respiratory structure in spiders BOOKLUNGS
Most anterior pair of appendages on spiders CHELICERAE
Openings in arthropod bodies where air enters and and waste gases leave SPIRACLES
The name of immature forms of insects that have no wings but look like the adult NYMPHS
The structure in spiders that is used to spin silk SPINNERETS
Where the thorax and head fuse together into a single structure CEPHALOTHORAX
First pair of legs on crustaceans CHELIPEDS
Examples:legs and antennae; they grow and extend from the animals body-enable arthropods to move in more complex ways JOINTEDAPPENDAGES
Animals without backbones INVERTEBRATES