Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 33 - Animal Diversity and the Evolution of Body Plans - Review Questions - Apply: 3

Answer

Based on these characteristics, it is an arthropod, probably an insect.

Work Step by Step

The molting and determinate development make this an ecdysozoan. The joined appendages place it in the arthropods (the name of which means "jointed foot"). Since it is terrestrial, it is an insect.
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