Definition of Geophilomorpha

1. Noun. Small elongate centipedes living in soil and under stones and having more than 30 pairs of legs.

Exact synonyms: Order Geophilomorpha
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Chilopoda, Class Chilopoda
Member holonyms: Family Geophilidae, Geophilidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geophilomorpha

Geoffroea
Geoffroea decorticans
Geoffroy's cat
Geoffroy's cats
Geoffs
Geogia holly
Geoglossaceae
Geoglossum
Geometridae
Geomyidae
Geomys
Geomys bursarius
Geomys pinetis
Geonim
Geophilidae
Geophilomorpha
Geophilus
Geordie
Geordies
Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann
Georg Friedrich Handel
Georg Meissner
Georg Philipp Telemann
Georg Simon Ohm
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Georg Wilhelm Steller
George
George's Island
George Armstrong Custer
George Balanchine

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. ..."

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