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Synonyms for Diplopoda

arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes

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The relative abundance of Diplopods, which are saprophagous, in Sheff's Woods Preserve, and complete lack of specimens in all burned sites indicates that there are some major groups that may not return until specific elements of the leaf litter layer are re-established.
Modalites de la coexistance de deux diplopodes, Cylindroiulus punctatus (Leach) et Cylindroiulus nitidus (Verhoeff) dans un ecosyteme forestier du Bassin Parisien.
Diets switched apparently from a majority of ants and coleoptera (42% and 18% by biomass respectively) (Davidson, 1956) to diplopods and coleoptera (55% and 8% by biomass) at one site and diplopods, formicids and chilopods (31%, 10%, and 9% by biomass) at yet another (Powders and Tietjen, 1974).
Diplopods and certain isopod species also responded to carbon and nutrient applications indicating that bottom-up forces are also important structuring forces for these groups.
& EKSCHMITT, K., 1997.- Gastropods, Isopods; Diplopods, and Chilopods: Neglected Groups of the decomposer food.
Dining on diplopods: remarkable feeding behaviour in chlamydephorid slugs (Mollusca: Gastropoda).
Numerous surprising findings have been reported, based on this research, including twelve species of spiders, mites and diplopods new to the Czech Republic (Ruzicka 1988b, 1994, 2000, 2002; Ruzicka et al.
We grouped invertebrates into eight food types for this analysis: oligochaetes, gastropods, arachnids, isopods, diplopods, centipedes, adult insects and larval insects.
In addition to their relative intolerance to low humidity, diplopods are very susceptible to various degrees of environmental changes, particularly climate, altitude and diet (Hopkin and Read, 1992).
In addition, northeast Texas likely forms the western distribution boundary for a number of "eastern" diplopods and hence justifies more intensive investigation.