Definition of Order 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 Order Pseudoscorpionida
Literary usage of Order Pseudoscorpionida
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1. A Text-book of Invertebrate Morphology by James Playfair McMurrich (1896)
"order Pseudoscorpionida.—Abdomen segmented but not differentiated ; no terminal spine ; pedipalps chelate ; no abdominal appendages ; two pairs of stigmata ..."
2. Economic Zoology: An Introductory Text-book in Zoology, with Special by Herbert Osborn (1908)
"order Pseudoscorpionida. — These are minute arachnids bearing close resemblance to the scorpions in the large, widely extended pedipalps, but differing from ..."