ARTHRPPODS. Chapter 24. What is Entomology?. The study of insects (and their near relatives). Review of Zoological Nomenclature. Taxonomic Categories. Kingdom - Animalae Phylum - Arthropoda Class - Insecta Order - Coleoptera Family - Scarabaeidae Genus - Popillia Genus & species
What is Entomology?
The study of insects
(and their near relatives).
Review of Zoological Nomenclature
Phylum - Arthropoda
Genus & species
Popillia japonica Newman
Characteristics of the Phylum
freshwater streams, and on land
Chelicerate Arthropod Characters:
CHANGE IN FORM FROM EGG TO ADULT
Insects change shape gradually!
Four stages that all look different
EGG LARVA PUPA ADULT
EGG NYMPH ADULT
Wings NOT fully developed