class Chilopoda


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Noun1.class Chilopoda - arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedesclass 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
family Scutigeridae, Scutigeridae - a family of Chilopoda
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
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Class Chilopoda was more abundant in habitat I, in all studied heaps seven species were found, with Lithobius forficatus Linnaeus 1758 and L.
The genus Cyclospora was formed by Schneider in 1881 for organisms recovered from myriapods (terrestrial arthropods in the subphylum Mandibulata, Class Diplopoda [millipedes] and Class Chilopoda [centipedes]).