Breaking the Exo-Skeleton

The Integumentary System of Arthropods

Jacob Arrington


The Essential

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropod

Class: Crustacea, Insecta

Order: Decapod, Orthoptera

Family: Cambiradae, Acrididae

Genus: Camburus, Melonopus

Species: Various


  1. There are, Blue, Red, and White crayfish
  2. With proper care a crayfish can live 2 years in captivity
  3. 350 out of the 500 species preside in North America
  4. Crayfish get 3-4 inches long on average
  5. Crayfish are omnivorous