External Traits of Different Organisms
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- External Traits of Different Organisms
Last Modified: 2011-08-25
Related Textbooks:Campbell Biology (9th Edition)
This refers to animals that have body parts centering around a center point. Any line from one end to the other end of an animal going through the center point will create two approximately congruent parts. An example of this is the starfish.
The situation where a harmless organism has evolved over time to mimic the actions or appearance of a harmful species. An example of this can be seen through this bee. The Bombyliidae, most commonly referred to as bee fly, resembles a bee with their black and yellow stripes, and no stinger.The bee fly is then mistaken for a dangerous bee that can sting.
This is an animal that has parts of its body segmented and repeating. The different types of segmentation falls into three categories: Arthropoda, Vertebrata, and Annelida. Lobsters are segmented through the arthropoda family.
When an organism can be roughly split in equal halves with only one specific line of symmetry. This can be seen in this leaf if and only, the line of symmetry was drawn along the midrib.
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