Harvestmen: Lifespan, Facts & Types


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Along with spiders, ticks, and mites, harvestmen belong to which class?

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1. On average, the bodies of harvestmen are about what size?

2. Which of the following is NOT a distinguishing difference between spiders and harvestmen?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gain 24/7 access to this quiz/worksheet and quickly assess what you know about opiliones. You must be able to answer questions about harvestmen in order to successfully complete this short quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will do best on this quiz if you are prepared to:

  • Name the class that harvestmen belong to
  • Note the size of the bodies of harvestmen
  • Differentiate between harvestmen and spiders
  • Recognize how many species of harvestmen exist
  • Select a true statement about harvestmen

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how large harvestmen get
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast harvestmen and spiders
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the number of species of harvestmen that exist today
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to recognize true/false statements about harvestmen

Additional Learning

You will have the opportunity to study more details about these creatures using the short lesson titled Harvestmen: Lifespan, Facts & Types. Information discussed in this lesson includes:

  • What is the major anatomical difference between harvestmen and spiders
  • Where harvestmen are NOT found
  • How long harvestmen live and how long this species has been on Earth
  • What each suborder of harvestmen is called