About Arachnids A Guide for Children (About...) by Cathryn P. Sill

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  • Preschool Informational Books,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Animals - Insects, Spiders, etc.,
  • Arachnida,
  • Arachnids,
  • Juvenile literature

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Book details

ContributionsJohn Sill (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8636106M
ISBN 101561453641
ISBN 109781561453641

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While it would not be recommended for use as an identification guide, it is About Arachnids book wonderful book about arachnids. And, it would make the perfect gift for that spider/scorpion/mite/etc lover in your life!

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Some arachnids transmit diseases to humans and plants. Learn more about the physical features, behavior, natural history, and evolution of ://   Arachnida (arachnids: mites, scorpions, spiders, etc.) Class of terrestrial chelicerates (Chelicerata) which have book lungs or tracheae derived from gills, indicating their aquatic derivation.

Of recent terrestrial animals, the arachnids are probably the oldest known class, scorpions having been recorded from the Silurian :// Spiders are arachnids, a class of arthropods that also includes scorpions, mites, and ticks.

There are more t known species of spiders, found in habitats all over the ://   About the Book. With around 11 distinctive lineages and o species of spiders alone, arachnids are an amazingly diverse group of invertebrates—and with names like the Goliath Bird-Eating Spider, the Tailless Whip Spider, and the Harvestman, they can   This beginner’s guide offers a first glimpse into the complex world of arachnids.

In this addition to the acclaimed About series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what arachnids are, how they live, what they eat, and how they :// Scorpions and some spiders possess organs known as ‘book lungs’, named after their resemblance to the pages of a closed book.

Gases are exchanged between the air passing through the ‘pages’ and the arachnid’s blood. Other arachnids possess a system of tubes known as tracheae within their bodies.

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Other arthropods are insects, crustaceans (like crabs and lobsters), and myriapods (centipedes and millipedes. There are 11 living and 3 extinct orders of arachnids (see photos at left for About this book For many people, long-legged spiders, blood-sucking ticks and venomous scorpions are the stuff of nightmares, but to others they are a source of constant fascination.

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It is so fearsome that the people neighboring the Akridophagi (locust-eaters) were driven away by swarms of tetragnathons emerging after heavy :// About Arachnids by Cathryn Sill,available at Book Depository with free delivery :// Arachnids have simple eyes and no antennae but are equipped with sensory bristles.

Some respire with air tubes, but most possess primitive respiratory organs called book lungs book lung, terrestrial respiratory organ characteristic of arachnids such as scorpions and primitive spiders. Each book lung consists of hollow flat :// Arachnids are members of the arthropod group of animals.

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Some may utilise both. Some may utilise both. Open Circulatory System - The Open Circulatory System distributes blood from the heart to an enlarged blood space by the use of ://   Generally, it consists of tracheae, book lung and vascular lamellae that enable efficient gas exchange.

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Proctor, Bruce P. Smith, in Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates (Fourth Edition), Introduction to Arachnids. The Arachnida is a class of arthropods containing aboutnamed species. Arachnids are nested within the arthropod subphylum Chelicerata, and share with other chelicerates the morphological features of chelate mouthparts (at least ancestrally) and   They breathe using lung books (that look like an open book) in the abdomen.

The front part of the body, known as the cephalothorax, bears the legs and two pairs of mouthparts: the chelicerae, which are like either pincers or fangs, and the pedipalps, which look like either legs or claws.

Most arachnids live on land, but some live in :// A particular incentive to produce this book has been the impor­ tance attributed to comparative approaches in neurobiology.

Neglect­ ing a large taxonomic group such as the arachnids - which comprises s species living a wide range of different lives - would mean ignoring an enormous potential source of :// 1.

By a novel technique, spiracle entrance area and CO2 release were simultaneously measured in the tarantula,Eurypelma californicum, in the scorpion,Pandinus imperator, and in the ctenid spider,Cupiennius salei. An effective ventilation of the book lungs is absent.

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