subphylum Pentastomida


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Noun1.subphylum Pentastomida - tongue worms
Arthropoda, phylum Arthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
pentastomid, tongue worm - wormlike arthropod having two pairs of hooks at the sides of the mouth; parasitic in nasal sinuses of mammals
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes