Definition of Order pycnogonida

1. Noun. Sea spiders.

Exact synonyms: Pycnogonida
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Chelicerata, Superclass Chelicerata
Member holonyms: Pycnogonid, Sea Spider

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Pycnogonida

order Primates
order Primulales
order Proboscidea
order Procellariiformes
order Proteales
order Protura
order Pseudomonadales
order Pseudoscorpiones
order Pseudoscorpionida
order Psilophytales
order Psilotales
order Psittaciformes
order Psocoptera
order Pterosauria
order Pulmonata
order Pycnogonida
order Radiolaria
order Rajiformes
order Ranales
order Ranunculales
order Raptores
order Rhamnales
order Rheiformes
order Rhoeadales
order Rhynchocephalia
order Rickettsiales
order Rodentia
order Rosales
order Rubiales
order Salicales

Literary usage of Order pycnogonida

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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