Structure and Function of Organisms
Bio 206L

Lab 9: Dominance Behavior of Gryllus domesticus

Quiz Questions:       

1. What is the common name of the organism that will be the subject of your observations? ____________________

2. Social ranking in a population or group of organisms of the same species is called a _________________ _________________.

3. Evaluations of a competitor’s strength is typically made through observations of ritualized  _______________ and ___________________.

4. Insects are ____________ since their body temperature is similar to that of their environment.

5. The three parts of an insect leg are the  ________, __________, and __________.

6. You will mark your experimental subject on their ____________ with correction fluid.

7. Males may ______________ by rubbing their wings to call or sing.

8. If one insect convinces another to leave his position, he has ____________ a potential competitor.

9. A small packet of sperm from the male Gryllus domesticus is called a ______________

10. The two objects or _________ project from the posterior of the abdomen of Gryllus domesticus.

11. Female Gryllus domesticus are easily identified because they have a long __________________.

12. Variables that are only measured or registered are ________________ variables.

13. Variables that manipulated in the experiment are ________________ variables.

14. Live Gryllus domesticus will be immobilized for observation under the dissecting scope by placing them in a Petri dish lined with ________.

15. Your experiments should be designed in such a manner that one _____________ result will occur if your hypothesis is supported and another result if your hypothesis is false.

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