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Noun1.Peripatopsidae - 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 Peripatopsis, Peripatopsis - type genus of Peripatopsidae; onychophorans of chiefly Asiatic and African tropical regions
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Environmental factors influencing the presence and abundance of a log-dwelling invertebrate, Euperipatoides rowelli (Onychophora: Peripatopsidae).
Immunolocalization of arthropsin in the onychophoran Euperipatoides rowelli (Peripatopsidae).
Modern velvet worms are classified in two families, Peripatidae and Peripatopsidae. The early diversification of these groups pre-dates the break-up of Pangaea, maintaining regionalization even in landmasses that have remained contiguous throughout the history of the Onychophora (Murienne, Daniels, Buckley, Mayer, & Giribet, 2014).
Social behaviour in an Australian velvet worm, Euperipatoides rowelli (Onychophora: Peripatopsidae).
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).
1999) (Peripatopsidae) han reportado la presencia de lipidos, carbohidratos, proteina, agua (90%), nonilfenol como surfactante y glicina, prolina y lisina como los aminoacidos mas abundantes en la secrecion.