The Anatomy of a Tick


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The three mouth parts of a tick are:

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1. The capitulum is what part of a tick?

2. Ticks are in which family?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo lets you test your knowledge of ticks and their anatomy. Make sure you know about the tick's mouth parts and what family includes ticks in order to do well on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to gauge your comprehension of:

  • The number of tick species
  • The family that ticks are in
  • Names for the three mouth parts of a tick
  • A disease that ticks may carry

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - retrieve the details you gained about what the 'capitulum' refers to on a tick
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on tick anatomy
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the dangers posed by ticks and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The Anatomy of a Tick is a lesson you can use any time to complete the following objectives:

  • Determine how big ticks are
  • See where ticks can be found
  • Identify different tick body parts