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Arthropoda Myriapoda

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    • Millipede/ Diplopoda Centipede/ Chilopoda Quade Walker & Sam Andrews 5/19/09 Period 2 Arthropoda Myriapoda
    • Classification Of Animals
      • Kingdom – Animialia
      • Phylum – Anthropoda Jointed legs and an exoskeleton
      • Subphylum - Myriapoda “Many-footed” with a two segmented body
      • Class Chilopoda (centipedes “100 feet”) It has a flat, segmented body with a pair of legs on each segment.
      • Class Diplopoda (millipedes “1000 feet”) It has two pairs of legs on each body segment. The Greek translation is “ double footed ”.
      • Class Pauropoda (pauropods, pauropodans, and progoneates) Pauropods are a small (less than 5 mm), eyeless, pale terrestrial invertebrate with eleven segments and nine pairs of legs. Latin and Greek translate into “small-footed.”
      • Class Symphyla (pseudocentipedes and symphylans) small, blind, fast-running centipede like animals.
    • Basic Body Form
      • Bilateral symmetry
      • exoskeleton
      • Head and segmented trunk
      • The trunk has many legs (Centipede has one pair for each segment, millipede has two pair for each segment.)
      • Centipedes body is flat, while the millipede is more of a cylinder shape.
      • Head has antenna, eyes and mouth
    • Millipede Shedding Exoskeleton Shedding Exoskeleton
    • Reproduction Method
      • Both the centipede and millipede have separate sexes.
      • The female lays eggs which are fertilized sexually by the male.
      • Some species lay the eggs in a "nest" where they are guarded by the female.
      • Others lay one egg at a time and then leave it .
    • Feeding and Digestive system
      • Millipedes are herbivores mainly eating dead vegetation.
      • Centipedes are carnivores. Their first pair of legs inject venom to kill prey. They feed on insects, earthworms, and slugs. They also eat dead vegetation.
      • The digestive system is a gut that runs from the mouth to the anus.
      • The gut is lined with a protective outer covering called a chitin, that is shed every so often.
    • Circulatory system
      • It is an open system.
      • It has a hemocoele (blood cavity.)
      • They heart is located dorsally, or near the back.
    • The Respiratory System
      • The centipede and millipede get oxygen delivered straight to the cells through tunnels that branch from spirals or holes in the body wall.
    • Living Environment
      • Most Arthropoda Myriapoda live under rocks, wood bark, caves and in damp leaves.
      • They prefer dark warm places.
      • Centipedes and Millipedes are found world wide, except in polar climates
      • They are mostly nocturnal creatures
    • Human Interaction
      • They avoid humans.
      • Some people eat centipedes
      • Some people keep them as pets (usually the bigger ones)
      • In some cultures millipedes are used medically. They treat everything from toothaches, earaches, joint illness, asthma, zits and more.
      • Millipedes are used in the study of robotics.
      • Their likeness are used in advertising (shoe commercials, air fresheners, etc.)
    • Unique and interesting features
      • Milli means 1000 and centi means 100. Pede means foot. They don’t really have that many though.
      • Fossils prove they have been around for a very long time.
      • Millipedes protect themselves by curling into a ball and spraying hydrocyanic acid.
      • Some centipedes glow in the dark.
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      • Photographer Unknown. Centipede Stinger. May 21,2009. http://www.astrobargains.com/images/Gallery/Centipede.jpg
      • George Grall/Getty. Images How it Works. May 22,2009. http://animals.howstuffworks.com/insects/insect-pictures9.htm
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      • Gustafson, Todd. Tanganyika train (millipede ). May 22,2009. http://www.birdsasart.com/bn197.htm
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      • Enchanted Learning . 5/23/2009. http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/invertebrates/arthropod/Centipede.shtml
      • Photo by Diltz, Jason. Seattle Bug Safari . 5/23/2009. www.seattlebugsafari.com/millipedes_centipede...
      • Mike Janson and Joyce Pope (consultant editors). Go Pets America dot com . 5/22/2009 http://www.gopetsamerica.com/animals/arthropods.aspx
      • Mader, Sylvia. Inquiry into Life 4 th edition. Dubuque, Iowa. Wm C. Brown Publishers, College Division. 1985. pages 608-610
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      • Unknown Phtographer. May 23,2009. http://www.geneseo.edu/~Beary/millipede4shedding%20003.jpg
      • R. Bessin & B. Newton. Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky . May 23,2009 http://www.uky.edu/Ag/Entomology/ythfacts/resourc/weebst/wb14/cent2.jpg