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Insects, Science, and Society (GT

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Insects, Science, and Society (GT BSPM 102

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Date Created: 09/21/15
BSPM 102 Insects Science and Society Fall 2012 Study Guide Exam 1 This study guide is intended to help direct your studies in certain areas Please note that this study guide is by no means inclusive of all material that may appear on the test Remember if Dr Cranshaw emphasized a topic term or de nition there is a good chance it will show up on the test Don t focus on diagrams and charts they are to further your understanding of topics but you will not be asked to fill in blank diagrams etc Use the questions asked on the quizzes as your guideline for howwhat to study Similar questions structure type etc will be on the test The test consists of 50 multiple choice questions 2 pts each You will be provided with a scantron sheet to mark your answers Please make sure you have a PICTURE ID and your STUDENT NUMBER with you on the day of the test if you don t know how to nd your student number come see me or ask for help BEFORE the exam day If you need further clari cation please email me mattcampercolostateedu or stop by my of ce C 031 Also Ihighly recommend that you utilize the RamCT discussion groups to converse with your classmates regarding areas you are struggling with or to arrange your own study sessions GOOD LUCK 1 Understand the J quot39 39 of being large and small p2 8 9 11 The arthropod 39 39 p2 8 15 A Advantages B Limitations C What are apodemes apophysis and sutures What are they used for D What is chitin sclerotin resilin arthropodin Which of these is the primary constituent of the arthropod exoskeleton E What is sclerotization F What are the different layers of the exoskeleton and what are their speci c functions pay attention to which layers are sclerotized and which are not G What is molting and what is involved pay attention to which layers are shed during molting page l4e H What is tagmosis What are tagrnata III Know the structures of the head thorax and abdomen A HEAD pg 16181 1 What functions occur in the head 2 Know the general structure of insect mouthparts and some modi cations discussed in class 3 What are the differences between simple and compound eyes 4 Understand the function of antennae and the various forms they can have 5 What are the different sensory organs associated with antennae B THORAX 1819 1 What are the three segments of the thorax 2 What structures are found on each of the three segments 3 What are some modi cations of these structures discussed in class 4 Understand what stage of the insect has wings larva or adult C ABDOMEN 20 1 What structures are found here Functions Modi cations IV Insect Insides For each system understand the similarities and differences to human system if they were discussed in class A DIGESTIVE SYSTEM pg 2122 1 Know the basic regions and what their functions are 2 What internal structures are found in each region 3 Which regions of the digestive system are shed during molting B EXCRETORY SYSTEM pg 22231 1 What is the primary function 2 What are malpighian tubules What structure in human body are they similar to 3 How does the insect excretory system resemble differ from the human excretory system C CIRCULATORY SYSTEM 24 1 Know the definitions of hemolymphhemocoel 2 Know the functions of the dorsal vessel and basement membrane 3 Know the function of arthropod blood 4 Be able to describe hemocytes and their function 5 What is meant by open circulatory system 6 How does the insect circulatory system resemblediffer from the human circulatory system D VENTILATORY RESPIRATORY SYSTEM D2 2526 1 Know the main functions structures and modifications Where are they found What do they do 2 Understand the difference between diffusion and ventilation 3 Know the modifications that are present on some arthropods 4 How does the insect ventilatory system resemblediffer from the human ventilatory system E FAT BODY 26 1 Know the functions 2 How does the insect fat body resemblediffer from the human system F REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM pg 2627 1 Know the structures and functions spermatheca accessory glands and spermatophore G NERVOUS SYSTEM pg 2829 1 Why was knowledge of acetylcholineacetyl cholinesterase important in early insecticide development 2 Know what a ganglion is 3 Know the 3 primary ganglia that make up the insect brain and their functions 4 What is the function of the mushroom bodies 5 How does the insect nervous system resemble differ from the human nervous system V The Neuroendocrine System mg 30 321 A What is juvenile hormone what is its primary function and what structure produces it B What is ecdysone what is its primary function and what structure produces it VI Development mg 33 3 1 A Know the stages of ametabolous simple and complete metamorphosis B What effects do temperature and time have on insect development C What is quiescence and how is it terminated D What is diapause and how is it terminated E Be able to define the three types of voltinism VII Crustacea pg 36 37 A Know the life history and habits of pillbugs and sowbugs B What are their similartiesdifferences to insects think physical features C Understand the term macrodecomposer and how it applies to this arthropod D How many stages does it take for pillbugssowbugs to molt E What s unique about their reproduction NOTE 4 4 7 Dr Cranshaw and Matt have not finished lecturing on the following topics The study guide may be a little vague from here Pay attention to topics highlighted next week to fill in the gaps of this section Also keep in mind that if they did not cover it in class IT WILL NOT SHOW UP ON THE TEST VIII Di lo oda 38 A Know physical features of the class ie how many legssegment how many antennae etc B Know the life history and habits are they predators scavengers etc C What is anamorphic development D What defenses to millipedes have IX Chilo oda 39 A Know physical features that make this class distinctive ie how many legssegment how many antennae etc B Know the life history and habits are they predators scavengers etc C What are maXillipeds D Do centipedes make good mothers Why or why not X Arachnida Aranaea Opiliones Scorpionesa Solifugae and Acari pg 40 59 A ARACHNIDA 1 Know the physical features of the class 2 Understand what book lungs are B ARANAE true spiders 1 Know the physical features 2 How does the digestive system and the circulatory system work 3 Know the habits of some common spiders found in Colorado Hint check out the bottom half of pg 44 4 What occurred in the Tarantism phenomenon What were the potential causescure 5 Know the properties of spider silk its use by spiders and its use by humans 6 Understand the different spider venoms and what spiders are associated with each type 7 Know the key features in identifying the brown recluse 8 Know the differences between neurotoxic and cytotoxic venoms Also be able to identify which spider on page 50 produces each C OPILIONES daddy longlegs 1 Know the physical features life history and habits 2 Understand autoappendotomy D SCORPIONES scorpions 1 Know the physical features life history and habits 2 Medical importance E SOLIFUGAE wind scorpionssunspiders 1 Know the physical features life history and habits F ACARI mites and ticks 1 Know the life history and habits of ticks and mites 2 Know the difference between hard ticks and soft ticks What features make each unique 3 What are the common diseases transmitted by ticks 4 What is questing 5 What is the medical importance of mites 6 Are dust mites common in Colorado


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