Arachnida


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Arachnida

[ə′rak·nəd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A class of arthropods in the subphylum Chelicerata characterized by four pairs of thoracic appendages.
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Relationships among the three major lineages of the Acari (Arthropoda: Arachnida) inferred from small subunit rRNA: Paraphyly of the Parasitiformes with respect to the Opilioacariformes and relative rates of nucleotide substitution.
(2005) Aranhas sinantropicas em tres bairros de cidade de Salvador, Bahia, Brasil (Arachnida, Araneae).
Systematic review and cladistic analysis of the genus Eusarcus Perty 1833 (Arachnida, Opiliones, Gonyleptidae).
The majority were arthropods, with predominant of insect (n = 168, 67.15%), followed by Arachnida (n=76, 27.44%).
They are spread between 3 classes (Gastropoda, Arachnida, Crustacea, Myriapoda, Podurata and Insecta), 8 ordres and 117 species.
En cuanto a la dieta de estos individuos se encontro que se basa principalmente en artropodos pertenecientes a las familias Blattodea, Orthoptera, Hymenoptera, Coleoptera, Hemiptera y Arachnida. Ademas se encontraron semillas, pertenecientes a las familias, Melastomataceae y Piperaceae (Tabla 1).
Some harvestmen records (Arachnida: Opiliones) from Nigde Province of Turkey.