Phalangida


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Phalangida

[fə′lan·jə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the class Arachnida characterized by an unsegmented cephalothorax broadly joined to a segmented abdomen, paired chelate chelicerae, and paired palpi.
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Observations upon the ecology of the Phalangida of the Chicago area.
A contribution to the feeding biology of Milopus morio (F) (Phalangida).
Ranking next in order of percent volume after insect larvae were centipedes (Chilopoda), spiders (Araneae), ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), and harvestmen (Phalangida).
Volume Frequency Item consumed (%) (%) Unidentified insect larvae 35.0 64.3 Moth larvae (Lepidoptera) 19.6 21.4 Centipedes (Chilopoda) 13.3 14.3 Spiders (Araneae) 9.6 42.9 Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) 6.7 14.3 Harvestmen (Phalangida) 5.8 7.1 Beetles (Coleoptera) 5.4 21.4 Scarabaeidae 2.5 7.1 Unidentified 2.9 14.3 Fungi (Endogone) 2.9 7.1 Leafhoppers (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) 0.8 7.1 Crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) 0.8 7.1
Comparative aspects of the fine structure of the eyes of Phalangida (Arachnida) and certain correlations with habitat.
A European harvestman in North America (Phalangida, Phalangiidae).