hexapod

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hexapod

[′hek·sə‚päd]
(control systems)
A robot that uses six leglike appendages to stride over a surface.
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The objectives of this work were to study the association of five Tetrapus morphotypes whose females have two independent mandibular appendages and hexapodous males; explain their origin and morphological relationships to other pollinating wasps of subgenus Pharmacosycea and other pollinating genera, their taxonomic position, and its origin.
The term Tetrapus refers to Tetrapus Mayr (1885), and Hexapus to a Tetrapus group, who's female have two independent mandibular appendages and hexapodous males, noted as Hexapus subg.