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Noun1.Machilidae - jumping bristletailsMachilidae - jumping bristletails      
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
order Thysanura, Thysanura - firebrats; silverfish; machilids
jumping bristletail, machilid - wingless insect living in dark moist places as under dead tree trunks; they make erratic leaps when disturbed
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Microcoryphia Machilidae Thermobia domestica Thysanura Lepismatidae Lespisma saccharina Orthoptera Gryllacrididae Ceuthophilus sp.