class Diplopoda


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Noun1.class Diplopoda - arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedesclass Diplopoda - 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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This also occurred with the class Diplopoda and the Blattodea group, with the greatest presence during the dry/rainy transition (Table 2) and the rainy/dry transition (Table 3) respectively.
The abundance of class Diplopoda was higher in the habitats with dense plant cover.
Crustacea dominate as predators (Cheng 1976), while a range of centipedes (Class Chilopoda), symphylids (Class Symphyla), pauropods (Class Pauropoda), millipedes (Class Diplopoda), scorpions (Order Scorpiones), microwhip scorpions (Order Palpigradi), pseudoscorpions (Order Pseudoscorpiones), mites and ticks (Order Acari) and spiders (Order Araneae) have also been recorded as living in the intertidal region worldwide (Roth & Brown 1976).