QUIZ 1 OF TUCSON ARTHROPODS
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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 = 46.5 points. Excellent!
B = 41.5 points. Good Job!
C = 36.5 points. Okay.
K = 36.5 points. Keep Practicing.

1. Giant Desert Centipede (Scolopendra heros)
2. Creosote Bush Grasshopper (Ligurotettix coquilletti)
3. Convergent Ladybird Beetle ("Ladybug") (Hippodamia convergens)
4. California Sister (Adelpha bredowii)
5. Queen Butterfly (Danaus gillipus)
6. Southern Dogface (Zerene cesonia)
7. Velvet Ant (Dasymutilla spp)
8. Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa spp)
9. Velvet Mite (Order Acari)
10. Jumping Spiders (various species)
11. Funnel-Web Spider (various species)
12. Stripe-tailed Scorpion (Vaejovis spinigeris)
13. Desert Millipede (Orthoporus ornatus)
14. Pallid-winged Grasshopper (Trimerotropis pallidipennis)
15. Pinacate Beetle (Eleodes spp)
16. Desert Orangetip (Anthocharis cethura)
17. Funereal Duskywing (Erynnis funeralis)
18. Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
19. Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
20. Long-legged Ant (Aphaenogaster cockerelli)
21. Tarantula (Aphonopelma spp)
22. Giant Crab Spider (Olios giganteus)
23. "Black Widow" (Latrodectus hesperus)
24. Bark Scorpion (Centruroides exilicauda)
25. Pillbug (Isopod)
26. Termite (Order Isoptera)
27. Cochineal Bug (Dactylopius confusus)
28. Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)
29. Sara Orangetip (Anthocharis sara)
30. Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
31. Tiny Checkerspot (Dymasia dymas)
32. Tarantula Hawk (Wasp) (Pepsis and Hemipepsis spp)
33. Wolf Spider (Hogna carolinensis)
34. Green Lynx Spider (Peucetia viridans)
35. White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata)
36. Brown ("Recluse") Spider (Loxosceles spp)
37. Giant (or Desert) Hairy Scorpion (Hadrurus arizonensis)
38. Leaf-cutter Ant (Acromyrmex versicolor)
39. Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae)
40. Golden-headed Scallopwing (Staphylus ceos)
41. American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)
42. Cactus Longhorn Beetle (Moneilema gigas)
43. Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
44. Fatal Metalmark (Calephelis nemesis)
45. Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
46. Erichson's White-Skipper (Heliopetes domicella)
47. Orange Skipperling (Copaeodes aurantiaca)
48. Dorante's Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
49. Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)
50. Texan Crescent (Phyciodes texana)
51. Arizona Powdered-Skipper (Systasea zampa)
52. Empress Leila (
Asterocampa leilia)

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