The Tree of Life Cladogram
Arthropods


CHARACTERISTICS: animals without a backbone; armor-like covering; a body split into segments with jointed legs or mouthparts
KNOWN SPECIES: approximately 1,000,000
SIZE RANGE: microscopic to 13 feet (about 0.1 millimeter to 4 meters)
WHERE THEY LIVE: land, fresh waters, and oceans


Here are just SOME of the world's arthropods: Mustached mud bee
Photos are not actual size! White-tailed spider Ten-spot skimmer dragonfly
Pseudoscorpion
Pseudoscorpion Mexican redknee tarantula
Sally lightfoot crab
Formosan subterranean termite Owl Butterfly
Formosan subterranean termite Owl Butterfly
Yellow fever mosquito Asian multicolored ladybird beetle Varroa mite
Leaf-cutting ant
Leaf-cutting ant
Mediterranean fruit fly Guess What? Leaf-cutting ant
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Asian multicolored ladybird beetle White-tailed Spider Ten-spot skimmer dragonfly Pseudoscorpion Formosan subterranean termite Yellow fever mosquito Varroa mite Leaf cutting ant