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Noun1.Peripatidae - a family of Onychophora
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
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
genus Peripatus - type genus of Peripatidae; onychophorans of chiefly New World tropical regions
genus Plicatoperipatus, Plicatoperipatus - a genus of Peripatidae
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(Peripatidae) from Bahia Drake, South Pacific of Costa Rica, and associate behavior with ecological conditions based on four years of field data.
This is the case of another Peripatidae, Epiperipatus acacioi from Brazil, which remains underground when temperatures are low or the soil is relatively dry, but disperse on the surface when conditions improve (Lavallard et al., 1975).
Evidencia fotografica de especies desconocidas de onicoforos (Onychophora: Peripatidae) de Costa Rica.
Modern velvet worms are classified in two families, Peripatidae and Peripatopsidae.
It must be noted that the skin pigment in the Peripatidae dissolves in alcohol (Bouvier, 1905): the color in preserved specimens is useless for taxonomy.
Distribution of a Costa Rican wet forest velvet worm (Onychophora: Peripatidae).
Behavior of Epiperipatus biolleyi (Onycophora: Peripatidae) under laboratory conditions.
There are two living families: the egg-laying Peripatopsidae occuring in Chile, South Africa and Oceania, and the Peripatidae that bears live young and occurs in the Neotropics, and in isolated tropical areas of Africa and Asia (Bouvier 1905, 1907, Ruhberg 1985).
Relevant species from every Onychophoran region were included at DNA analysis, including the few Peripatidae available: accession Ns.: Epiperipatus biolleyi, NC_009082-DQ666064 (Podsiadlowski et al.
Read en 1985 reporto la presencia de proteinas, carbohidratos, lipidos y agua (85%) en la secrecion adhesiva de Macroperipatus torquatus (Peripatidae).
Las especies de onicoforos estan clasificadas en dos familias, la familia Peripatopsidae (Bouvier 1905) que se distribuye a lo largo de Africa del Sur, Chile y Australasia, y la familia Peripatidae (Evans 1901a) que ocupa la zona ecuatorial: Antillas, Mexico, America Central, Africa ecuatorial occidental, region norte de America del Sur y Sudeste de Asia (Bouvier 1905, Monge-Najera 1995).
Seminal receptacula in gravid and virgin female Peripatus (Macroperipatus) acacioi Marcus and Marcus (Onychophora: Peripatidae).