A Vertebrate Looks At Arthropods

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Among arthropods, solely insects can fly, however since bugs quantity to 70 % of all animal species, arthropods account for the overwhelming majority of flying animals. All flying animals should have the ability to satisfy stringent flight requirements. They must have intensive respiratory methods to produce portions of oxygen to flight muscular tissues, sophisticated nervous methods to coordinate fast flight responses, and naturally, they must have functional pairs of wings. Such an expertise may strengthen the conclusion that arthropods are so completely different from us that they are essentially alien life varieties.

Lampreys and Hagfishes (Agnatha) – There are about 40 species of lamprey alive today. Members of this group embody pouched lampreys, Chilean lampreys, Australian lampreys, northern lampreys, and others.

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