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Myriapoda, myriapod

Millipede - Sigmoria trimaculata Tropical Centipede - Scolopendra viridis  Symphyla Pauropoda
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (M)
No Taxon Myriapoda, myriapod
Explanation of Names
From Greek myrias (μυριας) 10,000 (i.e., countless) plus podos foot, leg.
Myriapoda noun - a superclass (or subphylum) of arthropods comprising the millipedes (Diplopoda), centipedes (Chilopoda), Symphyla, and Pauropoda.
myriapod noun - a member of the Myriapoda.
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