Setae- pairs of bristles on each segment of an earthworm.
Pharynx- a muscular organ that a flat worm eats with.
Alimentary canal- a roundworm digestive system.
Crop- Storage chamber at the end of the esophagus in an earth worm
Bladder worm- under developed worm insides a cyst not digested by host.
Scolex- the head of a tapeworm
Clitellum- a swelling between 35 and 37 segments in earthworms
Nephridia- liquid wastes are collected and expelled from it.
Proglottids- long ribbon like segments of a tapeworm.
Cuticle- thick protective coating that covers the skin of a fluke
True Q and statements
Platy helminthes means flatworm in Greek.
1 gram of raw pork meat has as many as 3,000 trichiva cysts.
Most common roundworm disease in the U.S. is Hookworm.
Hookworms feed on red blood cells.
Eyespots are light sensitive areas on a flat worm.
Leeches use their anterior sucker for extracting blood.
All flukes are endoparasitic not ectoparasites.`
Respiration in earthworms occurs in the skin.
Liquid waste in earthworms occurs from the nephrida.
Annelids have a body plan that is? Segmented.
The swelling in the earthworm is clitellum it is important in Reproduction.
Round worms are in phylum. Nematode
Flatworm classes Segmented worm classes
PLANARIANS- turbelluria Oligochaeta-Earthworm
FLUKES- trematoda Hirudinea- Leech
Phylum of worms
Flat- platy helminthes
All setae are found on the ventral side.
All are round except pinworm, ascaris, fluke, and hook.
Flame cells remove all H20 in planarians.
Know Eyespots, Ganglion, Ecto, Endo, Flatworm. Pseudocoelom, Trichinosis, Expel
water, Tapeworm, Seminal receptacle, Bladder worm, Oligochaeta, Nephridia.
How many teeth do leeches have?
The male & female structure of the earthworm is located at which ends?
How many segments do most earthworms have?
Some worms can regenerate but not all.
Each sucker on a leech has a specific task what is it?
Copulation in an earthworm’s reproduction cycle takes?
Who is Libbie Hyman and what was her profession?
How many species of worms are there total?
What type of worm is a ring worm? (If any)
All round worms reproduce sexually.