genus Peripatus


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Noun1.genus Peripatus - type genus of Peripatidae; onychophorans of chiefly New World tropical regions
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Peripatidae, Peripatidae - a family of Onychophora
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According to Read's classification (1988a), the number of scale ranks at apical piece in this new species classifies it in the genus Peripatus (sensu strictu).