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Scorpions

  1. 1. Pizza Lisa
  2. 2. CLASSIFICATION Emperor Scorpions Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Anthropoda Sub-Phylum: Chelicerata Class: Arachnida Order: Scorpionida Family: Scorpionidae Genus: Pandinus Species: imperator
  3. 3. PHYLUM ARTHROPODA Body with segments Exoskeleton Many legs(6+) Nervous system Contains blood in body cavity (part of circulatory system) Heart Brain Nerve Chord 1cm-1ft+ Eukaryotic- multi-cellular with nuclear membranes Reproduction- sexual Heterotrophic
  4. 4. CLASS ARACHNIDA Two segments- cephalothorax and abdomen Predatory Terrestrial and rarely aquatic No antenna Preference to warm climate Book lungs (stacked like plates) Tube-like heart Reproduction- Sexual Heterophic Eukaryote
  5. 5. Guinea Liberia TogoDISTRIBUTION Chad Ghana Emperor Scorpions Benin Ivory Coast Nigeria Senegal Sierra Leone Congo Prefers : Hot climate Moist burrows
  6. 6. THE LIFE CYCLE OF AN EMPERORSCORPION
  7. 7. INTERESTING FACTS 30-40 species/2000 species Class Arachnida: largest class Moves constantly after molting Glows in UV light 2 species in Japan Mild sting, strong pinch (Emperor Scorpion) Litter: 15-40 young Scorpions are attracted to light Fable’s way of catching scorpions
  8. 8. Bibliography"Albino Scorpion - Albino Scorpion Facts." Orkin Termite Treatment, Pest Control & ExterminatorService. Web. 19 Sept. 2011. <http://www.orkin.com/stinging-pests/scorpions/albino-scorpion>."Arachnida Characteristics | Tutorvista.com." Tutorvista.com - Online Tutoring, Homework Helpfor Math, Science, English from Best Online Tutor. Web. 15 Sept. 2011.<http://www.tutorvista.com/biology/arachnida-characteristics>."Arachnids - Class Arachnida." Angelfire: Welcome to Angelfire. Web. 20 Sept. 2011.<http://www.angelfire.com/mo2/animals1/arthropod/arachnid.html>."Arthropods." Science Ray. Web. 15 Sept. 2011. <http://scienceray.com/biology/arthropods/>.Baxamusa, Batul Nafisa. "Scorpion Life Cycle." Buzzle Web Portal: Intelligent Life on the Web.Web. 23 Sept. 2011. <http://www.buzzle.com/articles/scorpion-life-cycle.html>.Cartoon Scorpion [no Real Name Available]. Web. 17 Sept. 2011. <http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-MTOtgeUdHcQ/TcFbsgtfC5I/AAAAAAAAAQ8/_ZIOokAECDg/s1600/Desert_Scorpio.png>."Dictator Of The Scorpion World: The Emperor Scorpion." Organic Insecticides | OrganicPesticides | EcoSMART Bug Spray. Web. 21 Sept. 2011.<http://blog.ecosmart.com/index.php/2010/01/07/dictator-of-the-scorpion-world-the-emperor-scorpion/>."Emperor Scorpion Fact Sheet - Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle, WA." Woodland Park Zoo - Seattle,WA. Saving Animals and Habitat through Conservation Leadership. - Woodland Park Zoo,Seattle, WA. Web. 14 Sept. 2011. <http://www.zoo.org/page.aspx?pid=528>."Emperor Scorpion, Pandinus Imperator." Animal-World, Dr. Jungles Exotic Pets, Animals,Aquariums. Extensive Encyclopedia of Animal Information. Web. 23 Sept. 2011. <http://animal-world.com/encyclo/reptiles/scorpions/EmperorScorpion.php>.Naik, Abhijit. "Arthropod Facts." Buzzle Web Portal: Intelligent Life on the Web. Web. 22 Sept.2011. <http://www.buzzle.com/articles/arthropods-facts.htm>.Naik, Abhijit. "Arthropods Characteristics." Buzzle Web Portal: Intelligent Life on the Web. Web.22 Sept. 2011. <http://www.buzzle.com/articles/arthropods-characteristics.html>.Picture of Scorpion[no Real Name Available]. Web. 17 Sept. 2011.<http://www.animalsgallery.com/gallery/scorpion-pictures/scorpion-pictures_2.jpg>.Pillai, Maya. "Black Emperor Scorpion." Buzzle Web Portal: Intelligent Life on the Web. Web. 14
  9. 9. Monarch Butterfly [no Real Name Available]. Web. 24 Sept. 2011. <http://phylum-arthropoda.wikispaces.com/file/view/monarch-butterfly-mike-baird-flickr.jpg/208696808/monarch-butterfly-mike-baird-flickr.jpg>.Shrimp [no Real Name Available]. Web. 24 Sept. 2011.<http://www.biodiversityireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/Phylum-Arthropoda-order-Decapoda-Crangon-vulgaris.jpg>.Picture of Two Scorpions [no Real Name Available]. Web. 2011.<http://colleges.ksu.edu.sa/CollegeofScinces/moz/PublishingImages/mus10.jpg>.Picture of a Black Widow. Web. 20 Sept. 2011.<http://163.16.28.248/bio/activelearner/29/images/ch29c3.jpg>.Picture of an Upclose Scorpion [no Real Name Available]. Web. 24 Sept. 2011.<http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_h9atg7IBry4/TBHZx6q8xAI/AAAAAAAAA14/WCPYAKX6yng/s1600/Asian_forest_scorpion.JPG>.Terayama, Mamoru. Konchu No Fushigi. Tokyo: Popurasha, 2007. Print.Picture of Japan[no Real Name Avalible]. Web. 24 Sept. 2011.<http://www.lonelyplanet.com/maps/asia/japan/map_of_japan.jpg>.Thank you for Watching/Listening!!
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