August 16, 2017

Insects

Insect

Insects are a type of invertebrate, meaning they don't have an internal skeleton or backbone. Insects are also a type of arthropod. The term arthropod comes from the Greek word meaning "jointed feet," and includes other similar animals such as crustaceans and arachnids. Insects are one of the … [Read more...]

Arachnids

Arachnid, Spider

Arachnids are defined as invertebrate animals that have eight legs. However, in some arachnids the front pair of legs may have adapted for feeding, defense, and sensory perception rather than walking. Almost all arachnids live on land, although some live in freshwater areas. There are over 100,000 … [Read more...]