Definition of Class diplopoda

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

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

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Literary usage of Class diplopoda

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1. International Catalogue of Scientific Literatureby Royal Society (Great Britain) by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"[3027 3031]. 18105 Note on Burchell's zebra. London, Proc. Zool. Soc., 1903, 2, (196- 197, with fig.). [0031]. 18100 Pocock, RI class diplopoda. Biol. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"In the next year * the same proposition was applied to the class Diplopoda, and studies in other groups, such as the termites, fungi, hepati- cse, mosses, ..."

3. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"One of them is represented in Fig. 5. On the sea-coasts an immense number of species of Crustacea occur. II. Class DIPLOPODA ..."

4. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"... The Millipedes (class diplopoda) — Their Subclasses and Orders—Scorpions, Spiders, Ticks, etc. (Class Arachnida)—Their Characteristics — The Scorpions ..."

5. The Natural History of the Toronto Region, Ontario, Canada by Canadian Institute (1849-1914), J H Faull (1913)
"Class DIPLOPODA and Class CHILOPODA. Neither the Millipedes nor the Centipedes of the Toronto district have received any attention from zoologists. ..."

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