myriapod


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myriapod

any terrestrial arthropod of the group Myriapoda, having a long segmented body and many walking limbs: includes the centipedes and millipedes
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1979) established the ichnospecies Diplichnites cuithensis for large (up to 36 cm wide) Diplichnites trackways from the Carboniferous of Scotland and attributed the trackways to arthropleurid myriapods, specifically Arthropleura, the largest known terrestrial arthropod.
To enhance the research experience of undergraduate students at Washington & Jefferson College (W&J), we have developed a mobile application to collect field data regarding salamanders and myriapods from the Abernathy Field Station near our campus in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Keywords: Meta menardi, prey, myriapods, slugs, litter fauna
On the other hand, on the side of positive values, arachnids, isoptera and myriapods dominate particularly during June and July (d).
Arthropods are a staggeringly diverse and superabundant group of joint-limbed invertebrate animals--including trilobites, horseshoe "crabs" and their kin, crustaceans, insects, and myriapods (the centipede and millipede clan).
Arthropod: Any of numerous invertebrate animals of the phylum Arthropoda, including the insects, crustaceans, arachnids and myriapods, that are characterized by an exoskeleton made of a hard material called chitin and a segmented body to which jointed appendages are attached in pairs.
Index of the known fossil insects of the world including myriapods and arachnids.
Gigantism' affected myriapods, scorpions, mayflies, palaeodictyopterids, and Odonatoptera (Grimaldi and Engel, 2005).
Twenty individuals were captured and stomach contents showed a diet composed of coleopterans, orthopterans, other insects, myriapods, crabs, fishes and birds.
A couple of lyrebirds walk the brush, their ancient silhouettes outlined against the grounds sheltering their fare of insects, myriapods, and snails.
I'm going to the pond," I'd say casually to my mother; then dodge carefully past the stolid, deracinated Brooks (like a tug-on-the-forelock-when-the-gentry-go-past footman), toward the trillium and columbine, the toadstools and fairy-ring mushrooms, the nematodes and myriapods, the blueberries or blackberries, near the opaque yet shiny stretch of hidden water, deep here, shallow there, with the wind ruffling the surface to conceal such factual matters, and cold at its inlet but warm where it led into a creek that ran to the Silvermine River and finally the ocean.