Japygidae


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Japygidae

[jə′pij·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of wingless insects in the order Diplura with forcepslike anal appendages; members attack and devour small soil arthropods.
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Microarthropods Diplura E and W, 1987 Johnston [++] Japygidae Simon, 1964 Johnston [++] Mesostigmata E and W, 1987 E and W, 1987 Johnston [++] Opiliones (Harvestmen) E and W, 1987 E and W, 1987 Johnston [++] Pseudoscorpiones E and W, 1987 E and W, 1987 Johnston [++] Macroarthropods Lithobiidae (Centipedes) Lithobius sp.