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Noun1.Protura - minute wingless arthropods: telsontails
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
proturan, telsontail - any of several minute primitive wingless and eyeless insects having a cone-shaped head; inhabit damp soil or decaying organic matter
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Acerentomon americanum was transferred to the genus Acerentulus after revision of Ewing's type material of Protura (Hilton 1943; Bonet & Tuxen 1960).
Type material of Protura (Hexapoda) housed at the collection of Division Entomologia of Museo de La Plata, Argentina
Order Families Species % of Specimens % of Insect (n = 877) Insect (n = 13,162) Specimens Species Protura 1 1 0.
The calculator enables users to determine their approximate annual energy and operational savings by using UAS' Protura Nanofiber cartridge filters in conjunction with UAS dust collection equipment.
str, a Protura, Collembola y Diplura, colocandolos como Entognatha.
Microarthropods were separated as Collembola, Protura, and oribatid, mesostigmatid, and prostigmatid mites.
The Protura fauna of Tibet Autonomous Region of China have been studied by Yin (1981, 1982, 1983a, 1983b, 1990).