Diplopoda

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Noun1.Diplopoda - arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedesDiplopoda - 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
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(1912) New North American chilopods and diplopods. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 5, 141-172.
Diplopods usually do not occur in high densities, but population explosions have been reported, often caused by environmental disturbances (Cloudsley-Thompson, 1950; Niijima and Shinohara, 1988; Boccardo et al., 1997, 2002; Kania and Tracz, 2005; Fontanetti et al., 2010a, b).
Richness remains relatively constant, but fungivores, such as Diplopods, are absent from all burned sites.
& EKSCHMITT, K., 1997.- Gastropods, Isopods; Diplopods, and Chilopods: Neglected Groups of the decomposer food.
According to [5] the best bioaccumulators of heavy metals are the invertebrates that store the substances taken from soil water, particularly earthworms but also springtails, isopods and diplopods. For more than two decades earthworms have played the major role in soil toxicity testing, this group has specially been studied concerning the problem of bioaccumulation of heavy metals [3].