Definition of Pseudoscorpionida
1. Noun. False scorpions.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Arachnida, Class Arachnida
Member holonyms: False Scorpion, Pseudoscorpion, Chelifer, Genus Chelifer
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pseudoscorpionida
Literary usage of Pseudoscorpionida
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1894)
"The latter is the earliest and embraces the Scorpionida, pseudoscorpionida, ... The Phalangida plainly came from the pseudoscorpionida through such forms as ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"FALSE SCORPION, or BOOK SCORPION, a diminutive spider-like creature of the order pseudoscorpionida (see ARACHNIDA), allied to the "harvestmen" and "false ..."
3. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"... (pseudoscorpionida, Fig. 326.) - These are brownish arachnids from one eighth to one fourth of an inch in length. They possess comparatively large ..."
4. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"pseudoscorpionida D. Abdomen joined to the thorax by a slender stalk; front legs greatly elongated and with whiplash-like tarsi. (Whip-scorpions) P .i6. ..."