class Diplopoda


Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to class Diplopoda: class Crustacea, class Chilopoda, class Insecta, class Pauropoda, class Arachnida, millipede
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.class Diplopoda - arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedesclass Diplopoda - arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
Arthropoda, phylum Arthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
millepede, milliped, millipede - any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
References in periodicals archive ?
The abundance of class Diplopoda was higher in the habitats with dense plant cover.
The insect orders Hemiptera, Neuroptera, and Zoraptera, as well as the class Diplopoda, were exclusive to the control site, while Isopoda was exclusive to the 30MPB tract.
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]).