Definition of Class myriapoda

1. Noun. Arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes.

Exact synonyms: Class Diplopoda, Diplopoda, Myriapoda
Group relationships: Arthropoda, Phylum Arthropoda
Member holonyms: Millepede, Milliped, Millipede
Generic synonyms: Class

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Literary usage of Class myriapoda

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1. North American Geology and Palæontology for the Use of Amateurs, Students by Samuel Almond Miller (1889)
"class myriapoda. THE animals composing the class myriapoda are elongated, and composed of numerous segments, all of which are substantially alike except the ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1856)
"On some new Genera of the class Myriapoda. Proc. of Zool. Soc. 1842. ... Monograph on the class Myriapoda; and a new arrangement of the class Articulata. ..."

3. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"CENTIPEDES class myriapoda, Order Chilopoda Characteristics of Myriapoda. ... The class Myriapoda is divided into four or five orders of which the following ..."

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