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Hexapoda

[hek′säp·əd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An equivalent name for Insecta.
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Moog's hexapods intended for use in vibration testing, such as the type HX-M350 in Figure 2, are called simulation tables and are available in both electrical and hydraulic versions.
RHex [2], [3] is a compliant-legged hexapod robot which can travel rough terrains without complex control algorithms.
Each hexapod comes with the C-887 high performance vector motion controller, which powers the 6 hexapod axes and 2 additional motorized single axes.
has developed a solution with two new, six-axis motion controllers for its H-Series hexapod positioners.
The particular style of molar ornamentation links the Mount Cap fossils to a clade of crown-group (pan)crustaceans that includes branchiopods, malacostracans, and hexapods, and thus provides a crucial calibration point for arthropod phylogeny, as well as the earliest record of an arthropod with a sophisticated particle-feeding ecology (Harvey and Butterfield 2008).
Hexapods were initially introduced to public attention in the late 1800s and first employed in an industrial application in the late 1940s, used on a tire testing machine.
Keep stations well stocked with fresh bait until hexapods disappear.
Molecular phylogeny of the major arthropod groups indicates polyphyly of crustaceans and a new hypothesis for the origin of hexapods.
Further research will concern with the operating space analysis and with developments for "n" modules, based on miniaturized hexapods, using miniature joints and special actuators.
Ultrastructure of attachment specializations of hexapods (Arthropoda): evolutionary patterns inferred from a revised ordinal phylogeny.