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velvet worm

División en sílabas: vel·vet worm

Definición de velvet worm en inglés:

sustantivo

See Onychophora.
Example sentences
  • There are three taxa conventionally included: the Onychophora (velvet worms, which do not possess an exoskeleton, and were previously considered a distinct phylum), and the superclasses Myriapoda and Hexapoda.
  • Onychophora, also known as velvet worms or lobopods, are considered segmented and close relatives of the Arthropoda.
  • Shy creatures, able to hide in incredibly tight crevices, these ‘velvet worms’ (about ninety living species known) are rarely seen even in their natural habitat.

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