Quiz 3: Biology for Manchester
College: First year
Write two of the three scientific names for the species of mud puppy we learned. *Note- the scientific name of an organism includes both the genus and species name (Genus species). In what class does the mud puppy belong?
Name two glands in the integumentary system of the mud puppy.
True or False (circle one): The mud puppy's skin is fully cornified.
True or False (circle one): The frog's skin is fully cornified.
Name two true chromatophores present in the mud puppy. Describe the pigments they contain.
Write the male and female reproductive pathways for the mud puppy.
Describe the direction in which the head of the mud puppy is flattened.
In what direction is the tail compressed? How many pairs of gills and gill slits are there present?
What divides the coelom in the mud puppy?
What are the two cavities it divides it into?
Describe the digestive function of the spleen.
Name the chambers of the mud puppy's heart. Where does the sinus venosus receive blood from?
True or False (circle one) Copulation does not occur with mud puppies.
What passes through the mesonephric duct?
Give the full classification for the bony fish.
What are other names for the upper and lower jaws of the bony fish?
Describe the ears of the bony fish. What is their function?
What is the name for the covering of the gills in the bony fish?
What is the function of the swim bladder?
What is the difference between a homocercal and heterocercal tail?
Give an example of an organism that has a homocercal tail and one that has a heterocercal tail.
To what class does the dogfish shark belong? To what phylum?
Give an example of another organism in this phylum. What is special about its skeleton?
Give the digestive pathway for the dogfish shark.
What structure does the intestine have, and why is it necessary?
True or False (circle one): Dogfish sharks are monoecious.
How can you tell from the external anatomy?
Give the function of the dorsal fin.
Give the structure of the caudal fin.
Give the location of the pelvic fin.
Which type of fin have I not mentioned?
What is the skin of the dogfish shark composed of?
Why can they regrow their teeth?
What is the purpose of the spiracle?
What is another name for the streamlined shape of the dogfish shark?
What are the conjunctiva?
What is the purpose of rugae and where is it located?
How many lobes of the liver does the dogfish shark have?
What attaches it to the ventral body wall?
Give two of its functions.