Eosentomidae

Eosentomidae

[¦ē·ō‚sen¦täm·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of primitive wingless insects in the order Protura that possess spiracles and tracheae.
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Twelve species belong to the families Protentomidae, Berberentulidae, Eosentomidae and Antelientomidae have been recorded in this region so far (Yin 1999).