Creature Table!

ANTS

SPIDERS

BEES

SNAIL/SLUGS

EARTHWORMS

Body Part

Legs/Body Parts

sixeightsix1 wide, muscular footzero

Body Structure

exoskeleton; hard outer bodyexoskeleton; hard outer bodyexoskeleton; hard outer body; covered with hairslugs = straight soft body
snails =
head with mouth; body segments with bristles

Antennae

used for smell & touchnoneused for smell and tastetentacles on head (short & long pair)none

ANTS

SPIDERS

BEES

SNAIL/SLUGS

EARTHWORMS

Eyes

simple eyes on top; compound eyes on the sidehave up to 8 simple eyes3 simples eyes on top; 2 compound eyes on sideseyes on the end of the long tentaclesnone

Jaws

two setsmandibles move sideways (laterally) to crush; fangs secrete poisonchewing mouthpartssharp curved teethsimple mouth

Wings

some species have fournonefour transparentnonenone

Metamorphosis

complete (4 stages)molt as they growcomplete (4 stages)--egg-filled cocoon

Food

- small insects; - seeds & crumbs - honeydew created by aphids- carnivorous - butterflies - destructive insect pests- nectar from flowers- plant material - slugs also eat snails and earthworms!- organic matter (decaying animal & plant matter)

ANTS

SPIDERS

BEES

SNAIL/SLUGS

EARTHWORMS

Habitat

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