Which characteristic(s) has (have) led to the success of arthropods as a group?
a) Chitinous exoskeleton
c) Well-developed nervous system
d) Efficient respiratory structures
e) Reduced competition through metamorphosis
f) All of the above
Arthropods are one of the most successful group of organisms. They are invertebrates and the largest Phylum in the animal kingdom. Arthropods include organisms such as lobsters, barnacles, ants, and beetles.
Answer and Explanation: 1
All the mentioned characteristics have led to the success of the arthropod group. The chitinous exoskeleton provides protection for the organism. ...
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You may have never heard of arthropods, but don't worry, you're about to learn about them. We'll explore the different body features and characteristics that make arthropods different from other animals.