Definition of Class Symphyla

1. Noun. Small class of minute arthropods; unimportant except for the garden centipede.

Exact synonyms: Symphyla
Group relationships: Arthropoda, Phylum Arthropoda
Member holonyms: Genus Scutigerella, Scutigerella
Generic synonyms: Class

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Class Symphyla

class Plectomycetes
class Polychaeta
class Polyplacophora
class Psilopsida
class Psilotatae
class Pteridospermopsida
class Pyrenomycetes
class Reptilia
class Rhodophyceae
class Sarcodina
class Scaphopoda
class Schizomycetes
class Scyphozoa
class Sphenopsida
class Sporozoa
class Symphyla (current term)
class Tardigrada
class Taxopsida
class Tentaculata
class Thaliacea
class Tiliomycetes
class Trematoda
class Turbellaria
class Ulvophyceae
class Xanthophyceae
class Zygomycetes
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Literary usage of Class Symphyla

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"The class Symphyla includes a small number of many-legged arthropods which exhibit striking affinities with insects, and especially with the Thysanura. ..."

2. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"To a certain extent, connecting the centipedes with the millipedes and insects, is the class Symphyla, containing the single genus ..."

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