by the Understanding Evolution team
The Arthropod Story takes you on a tour through the amazing evolutionary history of arthropods. Along the way, you'll get a healthy dose of taxonomy, paleontology, natural history and principles of evolution. You can start at the beginning or pick a section from this list:
- Introducing the arthropods
- What is an arthropod?
- Meet the Cambrian critters
- Tools for success: The exoskeleton and the jointed limb
- An evolutionary constraint: Small size
- Conclusion: Evolution and the arthropod