myriapod

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myriapod

any terrestrial arthropod of the group Myriapoda, having a long segmented body and many walking limbs: includes the centipedes and millipedes
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Giribet & Wheeler (2001) showed that the general pattern of 18S evolution across a much broader sampling of taxa, including hexapods, chelicerates, myriapods, and crustaceans, is one of conserved length in the 1800 by range, with occasional increases in size.
Topics in this portion include leg amputation and regeneration, ballooning, bleeding, camouflage, webs, sperm and sperm webs, courtship behavior, egg sacs, enemies, fecal remains, exuviae, ant mimicry, wound healing, molting, cannibalism, parasitism, phoresis and predation by spiders on a wide range of other organisms (including beetles, flies, bark lice, ants, planthoppers, termites, other spiders, caddis flies, parasitic wasps, scale insects, spring tails, roaches, aphids, mites, a web spinner, weevils, bristle tails, insect larvae, myriapods and pseudoscorpions).
Keywords: Meta menardi, prey, myriapods, slugs, litter fauna