Type
Crossword
Description

What are scorpions are carnivore, herbivore or omnivore? carnivore
what arachnid has a tail and stringer? Scorpion
What do scorpions do to mate? Dance
Scorpions bring forth live young that have developed inside the body, which is called... viviparous
A rigid external covering for the body exoskeleton
What period of time do scientist believe scorpions popped up, according to fossils? Carboniferous
In the Animalia kingdom, what class are scorpions? Arachnida
Scorpions are active at night, meaning they're... Nocturnal
All arachnids are... Venomous
Another name for scorpions tail is? Telson
Scientific name for scorpion? Scorpiones
Species that burrow are called? fossorial
What is the main area of a scorpions anatomy? Abdomen
What is the head portion of a scorpion/arachnid called? Cephalothorax
What is another name for scorpions claws? pincers

Invertebrate Word Search

Type
Word Search
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

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

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

Amphibians Frog Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the name given to the eggs that a frog lays? Frog Spawn
What is the scientific name given to an animal that lives both on land and in water? Amphibian
What is the life cycle called that a frog goes through when it emerges from the egg? Metamorphosis
Where are frogs eggs laid? Shallow ponds
What is the second life stage of the frog? Tadpole
What is the name given to all frogs that are aproximatly 1cm long? Froglets
What do newly hatched frogs normally eat? Algae
What season do frogs normally spawn in? Spring
What limb does a frog loose when it reaches adulthood? Tail
What is the main diet of an adult frog? Insects
What organ do frogs use to catch their food? Toungue
What is the main cause for the deaths of Frogs every year? Pesticides

Classification and Dichotomous Keys Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Swedish Scientist who developed binomial nomenclature Carolus Linnaeus
Organisms are classified into how many Kingdoms? six
The genus name in the scientific name is always... capitalized
The species name in the scientific name is always... underlined
Broadest Classification Group? Domain
Most specific classification group? Species
Eukarya, Bacteria, Archaea belong in what group? Domain
Animalia belongs in what group? Kingdom
Chordata belongs in what group? Phylum
Mammal belongs in what group? class
What is used for identifying unknown organisms? Dichotomous Key
What step do you always start with when using a Dichotomous Key? Step One
When using a Dichotomous Key, do you work forward or backward? Backward
What was the Dichotomous Key based on? Taxonomy
How long did the system that classified animals by their movement last? two thousand years
How many species have been given a scientific name? two million
What is the third broadest Classification level? Genus
The word "Dichotomous" is described as having __ outcomes. two
The first person to create a classification system for living organisms was... Aristotle
True or false: Classification is the system for identifying organisms. true

invertebrates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Arachnids /Member pf the arthropod group which includes spiders, scorpions, ticks, and mites; all have eight walking legs
Mollusk /soft bodied invertebrate with a thick muscular foot for movement most protected by a "shell"
Echinoderm /have a water-vascular system
Porifera / Exoskeleton /a skeleton on the outside of an organism
filter feeder
Arthropod /has a hard, outer covering called an exoskeleton
Crustacean /Arthropods with two pairs of antennae, more that four pairs of legs, and compound eyes; ie: crabs
Annelida /long tube-like body with many sections
Bivalves /mollusks that have two shells held together by hinges or strong muscles
Gastropods /shell-less or single shelled mollusks that move by using a muscular foot located on the ventral side
Cephalopod /class of mollusks which have modified their muscular foot into arms
Bilateral Symmetry /body plan in which only a single, imaginary line can divide the body into two equal halves
Radial Symmetry /body plan in which body parts repeat around a center of the body
Worms /long, skinny animals with no legs or backbones
Parasite /an organism that lives on another organism and causes it harm
Coral /a structure of calcite skeletons built up by coral animals in warm, shallow ocean water
Invertebrates /animals that do NOT have a backbone
Insects /Arthropods with three body sections, six legs, a pair of antenna, and usually wings
Flatworms /can regenerate, some are parasites, and has flat bodies
Round Worms /round bodies, simple systems, many are parasites
Segmented Worms /segmented bodies, breathe through skin, lives in moist areas
Pore /holes on the outside of a sponge’s body that filters water
Endoskeleton /an internal skeleton inside the body
Antennae /feelers that respond to touch, taste, and smell
Cephalothorax /an arachnid segments that combines the head and the body
Porifera /another name for sponge
Spicule /a type of cell or organism
Mantle /a tissue
Herbicide /a plat poison
Free Living /a bug that lives independently

Invertebrates Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

In aquatic animals, this structure allows fish to breathe gills
animal with no backbone invertebrate
organism with more than one cell. The cells work together multicellular
skeleton on the interior of the organisms body endoskeleton
skeleton on the exterior of the body exoskeleton
basic need of all living things Water
flattened organism with a digestive system and only one opening flatworm
Round, cylinder body with two openings Round worm
animal with joints on their appendages and legs and a jointed exoskeleton arthropod
An organism that filters the water for food; Think Patrick's best friend sponge
organism that lives in or on another organism parasite
animal with a soft body and no skeleton mollusk
the action or process of regenerating or being regenerated, in particular the formation of new animal tissue regeneration
cnidarians have stinging cells called _______________. Cnidocytes
heart that circulates blood that forms a closed loop closed circulatory system
when the end of an organism contains all nerve tissues and sensory organs cephalization
nearer the front, especially situated in the front of the body or nearer to the head anterior
irregular in shape; containing no symmetry asymmetric
body cavity that contains organs coelom
relating to the upper side or back of an animal or organ dorsal
appendage that makes some invertebrates mobile foot
organism can be split into two equal halves and no more bilateral symmetry
___________ is a carbohydrate that forms part of the exoskeleton of arthropods. chitin
body part of crustaceans made of the head and thorax cephalothorax
half of the crushing organ in an arthropod's mouthparts mandible
an outer or enclosing layer of tissue mantle
what happens between the caterpillar and butterfly stage metamorphosis
shedding an old shell, to make way for a new growth. molt
nerve cells are linked to one another in a web nerve net
a cartilaginous skeletal rod supporting the body in invertebrates notochord
further back in position; of or nearer the rear or hind end posterior
body plan where all parts are centered around a circular axis radial symmetry
back part of the body of an arthropod; part of an insect's body behind the thorax abdomen
the major cord of nerve fibers running the length of an animal's body nerve cord
false body cavity pseudocoelom
arachnid with 8 legs spider
these never go away in the summer; are considered a nuisance mosquitos
tube where invertebrates get rid of waste nephridium
both digestive and circulatory cavity gastrovascular cavity
a marine echinoderm with five or more radiating arms starfish

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

Skeletal System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a dense layer of tissue enveloping bones except at the surface of joints is known as what? Periosteum
Bone Remodeling is also known as ___________ Ossification
a viscous non-newtonian fluid found in synovial joints is known as what? Synovial Fluid
How many bones are in the body? two hundred and six
ligaments connects two ____ Bones
where is the Humerus located? The Forearm
the Vertebrae is a part of what structure in the body? The Spine
The Skull, the Sternum, and Shoulder blades are known as what type of Bone? Flat
What do short bones provide? support
Red Marrow is also known as ___________ Myeloid Tissue
The Hip and the SHoulders are known as what type of joint? Ball and Socket
The Clavicle is a Fancy name for what bone? Collarbone
Phalanges are what? Fingers

Invertebrates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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