Arthropods Essay

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Section 2 - Arthropods

Arthropods are invertebrates that have external skeleton, segmented bodies, and
appendages; they have open circulatory systems; they reproduce sexually

The outside skeleton is made of up of chitin and is called the exoskeleton; the process of
shedding an exoskeleton is called molting

The major groups of arthropods are crustaceans, arachnids, centipedes, millipedes, and insects

-two or three body sections
-three pairs of appendages for chewing
-two pairs of antennae
-five or more pairs of legs
-develop into adults by metamorphosis
-live in water or damp places
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