arthropod family


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any of the arthropods

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To place springtails on the arthropod family tree, molecular biologist Francesco Nardi of the University of Siena in Italy and his colleagues analyzed the genetics of cell structures called mitochondria in two springtail species and an insect.
They suspect it was worm-like and lacked the exterior skeleton that is a hallmark of the arthropod family.