Arachnids: Reproduction & Adaptations


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Why do arachnids struggle finding a mate?

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1. What is the name of the structure many arachnids use to insert the sperm packet into the female?

2. Which is NOT an example of sexual selection in arachnids?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discover how much you know about arachnid breeding with this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. This convenient quiz requires you to be familiar with sexual selection, dancing male arachnids, and other aspects of arachnid breeding.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what the quiz covers:

  • Why arachnids struggle to find a mate
  • What arachnids use to insert the sperm packet into the female
  • Examples of sexual selection in arachnids
  • An example of an arachnid
  • Why female arachnids choose males with good dancing skills

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about arachnid breeding
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the struggle arachnids have finding a mate and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding male arachnids with good dancing skills

Additional Learning

Keep learning about this topic with the related lesson titled Arachnids: Reproduction & Adaptations. Here's a quick look at what's covered:

  • The female arachnid's release of pheromones
  • Sexual selection
  • The definition of 'promenade à deux'
  • An example of male-to-male competition