Definition of Phylum Arthropoda
1. Noun. Jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes.
Group relationships: Animal Kingdom, Animalia, Kingdom Animalia
Member holonyms: Arthropod, Chelicerata, Superclass Chelicerata, Superclass Myriapoda, Class Pauropoda, Pauropoda, Class Symphyla, Symphyla, Class Tardigrada, Tardigrada, Chilopoda, Class Chilopoda, Class Diplopoda, Class Myriapoda, Diplopoda, Myriapoda, Pentastomida, Subphylum Pentastomida, Class Crustacea, Crustacea, Class Onychophora, Onychophora, Class Hexapoda, Class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta, Insect
Generic synonyms: Phylum
Derivative terms: Arthropodal, Arthropodous
Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylum Arthropoda
Literary usage of Phylum Arthropoda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"CHAPTER KHI phylum Arthropoda i. INTRODUCTION THE ARTHROPODA (Gr. arthron, ... The Phylum ARTHROPODA includes a greater number of species than all of ..."
2. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1914)
"SPECIAL PART phylum Arthropoda Invertebrates with a chitinous exoskeleton and usually segmented ... Key to the classes of the phylum Arthropoda. 1. ..."
3. A Manual of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1905)
"SECTION X. —phylum Arthropoda IF we examine and compare, even quite superficially, a crayfish, a scorpion, a centipede, and a blue-bottle fly, ..."
4. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"... CHAPTER VIL phylum Arthropoda. ONE of the most striking features of the Annelida is the fact that they are segmented, that is to say their body is ..."
5. General Zoology by Arthur Sperry Pearse (1917)
"CHAPTER V phylum Arthropoda, CLASS CRUSTACEA, LAW OF BIOGENESIS The animals belonging to the phylum Arthropoda are readily distinguished from all others by ..."
6. An Elementary Course of Practical Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Newton Parker (1900)
"CHARACTERS Of THE phylum Arthropoda. WE have now to study an animal formed on a very similar plan of structure to the Earthworm as regards segmentation and ..."