BIO 109 QUIZ OF TUCSON ARTHROPODS, FISH, AND AMPHIBIANS
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Here's where you get to assess your current knowledge level and monitor your progress. Repeat the quiz (identification takes lots of practice), watching your score increase, until you are happy with your knowledge level. Practice with real plants and animals whenever possible.

Give yourself 1 point for correct ID and spelling.
Give yourself 1/2 point for correct ID but incorrect spelling.

Note: click on #s below to see quiz picture; click on name to see spotlight
A = 23.5 points. Excellent!
B = 21points. Good Job!
C = 18 points. Okay.
K < 18 points. Keep Practicing.

1. Sonoran Desert Toad (Bufo alvarius)
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Giant Desert Centipede (Scolopendra heros)
3. Gila Topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis)
4
. Desert Clicker (Ligurotettix coquilletti)
5. Cochineal Bug (Dactylopius confusus)
6
. Convergent Ladybird Beetle ("Ladybug") (Hippodamia convergens)
7. Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
8
. Velvet Ant (Dasymutilla spp)
9. Desert Millipede (Orthoporus ornatus)
10
. Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa spp)
11. Giant Hairy Scorpion (Hadrurus arizonensis)
12
. Pallid-winged Grasshopper (Trimerotropis pallidipennis)
13. Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
14. Pipevine Swallowtail(Battus philenor)
15. Flame Skimmer (Libellula saturata)
16. Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum)
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. Pinacate Beetle (Eleodes spp)
18. Tarantula (Aphonopelma spp)
19. Desert Pupfish (Cyprinodon spp)
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. "Black Widow" (Latrodectus hesperus)
21
. Southern Spadefoot (Scaphiopus hammondi)
22. Bark Scorpion (Centruroides exilicauda)
23 . Termite (Order Isoptera)
24 . Tarantula Hawk (Wasp) (Pepsis and Hemipepsis spp)
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. Red-spotted Toad (Bufo punctatus)
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. White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata)
27 . Brown ("Recluse") Spider (Loxosceles spp)
28 . Leaf-cutter Ant (Acromyrmex versicolor)
29. Desert Spadefoot (Scaphiopus couchi)

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