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Noun1.Arthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnidsArthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
arthropod - invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
Chelicerata, superclass Chelicerata - spiders; scorpions; horseshoe crabs
superclass Myriapoda - used in some classifications to encompass the millipedes (Diplopoda) and centipedes (Chilopoda); formerly a large taxon including also the Pauropoda and Symphyla; the term Myriapoda now usually used synonymously with Diplopoda and limited to the millipedes
class Pauropoda, Pauropoda - an obscure class of minute arthropods with branched antennae and 8 to 10 pairs of legs
class Symphyla, Symphyla - small class of minute arthropods; unimportant except for the garden centipede
class Tardigrada, Tardigrada - in some classifications considered a separate phylum: microscopic arachnid-like invertebrates living in water or damp moss having 4 pairs of legs and instead of a mouth a pair of stylets or needlelike piercing organs connected with the pharynx
Chilopoda, class Chilopoda - arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes
class Diplopoda, class Myriapoda, Diplopoda, Myriapoda - arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
class Crustacea, Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
class Onychophora, Onychophora - enigmatic small elongated wormlike terrestrial invertebrates of damp dark habitats in warm regions; distinct from the phylum Annelida; resemble slugs with legs and are sometimes described as the missing link between arthropods and annelids
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
insect - small air-breathing arthropod
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
References in periodicals archive ?
Relations between wandering spiders and other epigeic predatory arthropoda.
Twenty-one species from the phyla Annelida, Mollusca, Arthropoda, Platyhelminthes, and Chaetognatha were identified from the experiments (Table 1).
South Dakota 7/26 (27%) Dyer, 1971 Thubunaea cnemidophorus Arkansas 3/51 (6%) This report Oxyurida Pharyngodon warneri Texas 2/6 (33%) Harwood, 1932 South Dakota 19/26 (73%) Dyer, 1971 Arkansas 15/51 (29%) This report Arthropoda Acari Eutrombicula alfreddugesi Kansas 98/108 (91%) Loomis, 1956 Texas -- Loomis and Crossley, 1963
Arthropoda di Lampedusa, Linosa e Pantelleria (Canale di Sicilia, Mar Mediterraneo).
The observed benefits are in paradox with the fact that genes for alternative enzymes were lost independently, early in the evolution of both Vertebrata and Arthropoda.
With regard to food availability, we found individuals from 3 phyla: Platyhelminthes (1 taxon: Family Dugesiidae, Order Tricladida, Class Turbellaria), Annelida (1 taxon: Order Oligochaetha, Class Clitellata), and Arthropoda (16 taxa: Class Arachnida and Class Insecta).
Trombiculosis is an infestation of the skin by the larval stage of various species of mites belonging to the phylum Arthropoda, class Arachnida, subclass Acarina.
Mae caglau'r mor a'r gragen long yn perthyn i'r ffylwm Arthropoda, sef y pryfetach neu'r trychfilod, ac mae'n anodd rhywsut meddwl am bryfetach sy'n cael eu gorchuddio'n ddyddiol gan y mor ond dyna be sy'n digwydd i'r rhain.