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Diplopoda

Saltos de línea: Diplo|poda
Pronunciación: /ˌdɪpləˈpəʊdə
 
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Definición de Diplopoda en inglés:

plural sustantivo

Zoology
A class of myriapod arthropods that comprises the millipedes.
Example sentences
  • This arthropod subphylum includes the Chilopoda, the Diplopoda, the Pauropoda, and the Symphyla.
  • Less frequently they will also eat Diplopoda, Araneae, snails, crabs, tree frogs, lizards and fish (Actinopterygii).
  • Scudder considered Archipolypoda to represent the ‘prototypes’ of Diplopoda and possibly also Pauropoda.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from Greek diploos 'double' + pous, pod- 'foot'.

Derivados

diplopod

1
Pronunciación: /ˈdɪpləpɒd/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Major arthropod lines have long been recognized (insects, crustaceans, chelicerates, diplopods, chilopods, etc.), but the phylogenetic relationships among these groups remain controversial.
  • The distribution of fossil oniscomorphs is not surprising as modern diplopods are common in tropical environments characterized by high rainfall.
  • Several of the genera included in Archipolypoda by Hoffman have been rejected as diplopods.

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