Arthropoda


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Noun1.Arthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnidsArthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
arthropod - invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
Chelicerata, superclass Chelicerata - spiders; scorpions; horseshoe crabs
superclass Myriapoda - used in some classifications to encompass the millipedes (Diplopoda) and centipedes (Chilopoda); formerly a large taxon including also the Pauropoda and Symphyla; the term Myriapoda now usually used synonymously with Diplopoda and limited to the millipedes
class Pauropoda, Pauropoda - an obscure class of minute arthropods with branched antennae and 8 to 10 pairs of legs
class Symphyla, Symphyla - small class of minute arthropods; unimportant except for the garden centipede
class Tardigrada, Tardigrada - in some classifications considered a separate phylum: microscopic arachnid-like invertebrates living in water or damp moss having 4 pairs of legs and instead of a mouth a pair of stylets or needlelike piercing organs connected with the pharynx
Chilopoda, class Chilopoda - arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes
class Diplopoda, class Myriapoda, Diplopoda, Myriapoda - arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
class Crustacea, Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
class Onychophora, Onychophora - enigmatic small elongated wormlike terrestrial invertebrates of damp dark habitats in warm regions; distinct from the phylum Annelida; resemble slugs with legs and are sometimes described as the missing link between arthropods and annelids
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
insect - small air-breathing arthropod
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Se identificaron 229 especies correspondientes a 11 Filos: Annelida (Polychaeta), Arthropoda (Pycnogonida, Malacostraca, Ostracoda), Bryozoa, Chordata (Ascidiacea), Cnidaria (Anthozoa, Hydrozoa), Echinodermata (Echinoidea, Ophiuroidea, Holothuroidea, Asteroidea), Mollusca (Gastropoda, Bivalvia, Polyplacophora, Cephalopoda, Scaphopoda), Nemertea (Anopla, Enopla), Platyhelminthes, Porifera y Sipuncula, todos son grupos representativos de comunidades bentonicas costeras (Tabla 1, Apendice I).
A total of 1,138 prey corresponding to 76 items or prey categories were identified, belonging to 8 phyla: Arthropoda, Mollusca, Echiura, Sipuncula, Echinodermata, Ectoprocta, Annelida, and Chordata.
Se recolecto un total de 11573 macroinvertebrados acuaticos, distribuidos en 4 phyla (Annelida, Arthropoda, Mollusca y Platyhelminthes), 7 clases, 16 ordenes, 50 familias y 98 generos (Tabla 3).
Los invertebrados marinos son una fuente natural importante de inhibidores de proteasas proteicas, especialmente de PS, entre los que se destacan las phylla Cnidaria, Arthropoda y Mollusca.
For example, an excellent reference on phlyogeny (Margulis & Schwartz, 1998) lists three arthropod phyla (chelicerata, mandibulata, and crustacea), while a standard general biology textbook (Campbell & Reece, 2005) considers these as belonging to only one phylum, arthropoda.
Variacion en la abundancia de Arthropoda en un transecto latitudinal del desierto costero transicional de Chile, con enfasis en los tenebrionidos epigeos.
More problems occur with the glossary, which, for example, defines an arthropod as a "vector belonging to the phylum Arthropoda that transmits an organism from 1 host to another.
The Butterflies: Hedyloidea, Hesperioidea and Papilionoidea (in) Handbook of Zoology, Arthropoda, Insecta, IV: 263- 300.
griseus, con longitudes totales comprendidas entre 91 a 182[micron]m, encontrandose ocho especies simbiontes pertenecientes al subreino Protozoa, Goldfuss 1818, y a los phyla Platyhelminthes, Schneider 1873, y Arthropoda, von Siebold 1848 (Lightner, 1996).
El suelo es el componente basico de los ecosistemas terrestres y en el, especialmente los filones Arthropoda, Annelida y Mollusca se asocian en comunidades de productores, consumidores y transformadores organicos de los materiales edaficos, como soporte fisico para las plantas.