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The Arthropod Story Table of Contents   

An arthropod checklist

You should now be able to figure out which of the animals we just studied are arthropods. Other animals may have some of the characteristics on our checklist, but only arthropods will have inherited them all.

matrix of characteristics

Based on these data, check all of the following animals that are arthropods.
 scorpion  moth  onychophoran
 mouse  millipede  jelly


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Many pairs of limbs