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[From New Latin Diplopoda, class name : diplo- + -poda, -pod.]

dip′lo·pod′ adj.


(Animals) any arthropod of the class Diplopoda, which includes the millipedes


(ˈdɪp ləˌpɒd)

any arthropod of the class Diplopoda, comprising the millipedes.
[1860–65; < New Latin Diplopoda. See diplo-, -pod]
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The millipedes of central Canada (Arthropoda: Diplopoda) with reviews of the Canadian fauna and diplopod faunistic studies.
Apart from some scarce myrmecophiles found very occasionally within their nest, such as a gastropod, a small diplopod (Merocheta), a lepismatid or nicoletiid thysanuran, a worm infesting the refuse dumps, and a histerid beetle (Cook 1905; Perez-Lachaud & Lachaud, unpublished data), colonies of E.
In South Africa 492 species of invertebrates have been assessed according to the IUCN Red List criteria, including 250 insects (14 Colophon, 3 ant, 76 butterfly and 157 odonatan species), 29 crustacean, 31 diplopod, 97 cnidarian, 81 mollusc and four onychophoran species.