class Onychophora


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Noun1.class 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
Arthropoda, phylum Arthropoda - jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes
onychophoran, peripatus, velvet worm - any of numerous velvety-skinned wormlike carnivorous animals common in tropical forests having characteristics of both arthropods and annelid worms
family Peripatidae, Peripatidae - a family of Onychophora
family Peripatopsidae, Peripatopsidae - a family of Onychophora
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders