Definition of Geophilomorpha
1. Noun. Small elongate centipedes living in soil and under stones and having more than 30 pairs of legs.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Chilopoda, Class Chilopoda
Member holonyms: Family Geophilidae, Geophilidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geophilomorpha
Literary usage of Geophilomorpha
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... namely Plutonium, which occurs in Italy, is there a pair of spiracles for each leg-bearing segment, except the first and last, as in the geophilomorpha. ..."