myriapod


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general term for any terrestrial arthropod having an elongated body composed of many similar segments: e

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Fossil myriapod trails in the Permo-Carboniferous strata of northern Nova Scotia, Canada.
Concurrently, other biology and environmental-studies students were working with the software weekly to collect data regarding salamander and myriapod populations at the Abernathy Field Station (cover photo).
228 The interesting fauna of the galleries of the Pestera Movile in Romania include the myriapod Cryptops anomalans, a relative of the centipedes, and like them a voracious predator.
Another phylogenetic analysis included 73 sequences consisting of 21 crustacean, 3 insect, 13 chelicerate, 4 myriapod, and 1 onychophoran hemocyanins; 4 crustacean cryptocyanins; 7 crustacean and 9 insect phenoloxidases; 9 insect hexamerins; and 2 putative phenoloxidases from the tunicate Ciona intestinalis.
The myriapod prey comprised three main taxa, julid millipedes (some of which could be identified as Cylindroiulus punctatus), Nanagona polydesmoides and the geophilomorph centipedes.
You don't need to look at it under a microscope to appreciate it," said Hannah Wood, curator of arachnids and myriapods (a group that includes centipedes and millipedes) at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC.
Larvae readily accepted any prey they could catch and submerge, including beetles, ants (Pogonomyrmex badius Latreille [Hymenoptera: Formicidae], Florida harvester ant), moths, myriapods, isopods, and arachnids.
2015) eyes; and, most recently, peropsinlike transcripts have been identified in myriapods, crustaceans, and insects (Henze and Oakley, 2015).
The woodlouse, however, has many segments and many legs, as do the myriapods, millipedes and centipedes that, like the woodlouse, inhabit the insect world.
However, the regime also includes arachnids, some myriapods, some molluscs and exceptionally reptiles or birds.
Velvet worm development links myriapods with chelicerates.
List of new genera and new species of Insects, Arachnids and Myriapods collected by the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-18.
Samuel Fee and Christian Griffith explain how students from biology, environmental studies, and computer and information studies worked together at Washington and Jefferson College to develop a mobile application to collect field data regarding salamanders and myriapods at a field station near campus.