Invertebrates Pathfinder

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    An invertebrate is an animal that doesn't have a backbone. The scientific name "Invertebrata" means without vertebrae. Invertebrates include insects, spiders, crustaceans, centipedes, millipedes, worms, snails, jellyfish, slugs, sponges, octopus and more.

    Dewey Decimal Call Numbers

    • 562 Fossil invertebrates
    • 592 general invertebrates
    • 593 Marine and seashore invertebrates
    • 595 Insects/Spiders/Butterflies

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    Keywords for searching the Catalog/OPAC

    • Invertebrates
    • the specific name of an invertebrate (spider, worms, snail, etc)

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    Use the "Primary & Middle School Resources" and select "Primary Search" and then try the keywords listed above.


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    Last revised: 6/21/11

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