Peripatopsidae


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Noun1.Peripatopsidae - a family of Onychophora
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
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
genus Peripatopsis, Peripatopsis - type genus of Peripatopsidae; onychophorans of chiefly Asiatic and African tropical regions