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Related to class Chilopoda: class Insecta, class Diplopoda, class Crustacea, class Arachnida
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|Noun||1.||class Chilopoda - arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes|
Arthropoda, phylum Arthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
centipede - chiefly nocturnal predacious arthropod having a flattened body of 15 to 173 segments each with a pair of legs, the foremost pair being modified as prehensors
Geophilomorpha, order Geophilomorpha - small elongate centipedes living in soil and under stones and having more than 30 pairs of legs
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders