class Myriapoda


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n class Myriapoda arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
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In literature:

Lamarck included the Thysanura and the Myriapoda in his class Arachnida.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
The old class, Myriapoda includes the DIPLOPODA, or millipedes, and the CHILOPODA, or centipedes.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley