Definition of Order Pycnogonida
1. Noun. Sea spiders.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Chelicerata, Superclass Chelicerata
Member holonyms: Pycnogonid, Sea Spider
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Pycnogonida
Literary usage of Order Pycnogonida
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1. The History of the Collections Contained in the Natural History Departments by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"order Pycnogonida. The Marine Arachnida of this order were formerly attached to the collection of Crustacea, and until 1893 were in the charge of the same ..."
2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1847)
"... bay I likewise obtained my specimen in December 1839 :—it was adherent to the cavity posterior to the vent of the fish. order Pycnogonida. 45. ..."
3. Economic Zoology: An Introductory Text-book in Zoology, with Special by Herbert Osborn (1908)
"order Pycnogonida. —These, again, are quite aberrant forms, remotely related to the typical arachnids, their specialization taking the form of adaptation to ..."