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  • proper n. A taxonomic class within the subphylum Myriapoda — the centipedes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • One of the orders of myriapods, including the centipedes. They have a single pair of elongated legs attached laterally to each segment; well developed jaws; and a pair of thoracic legs converted into poison fangs. They are insectivorous, very active, and some species grow to the length of a foot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of the class Myriapoda; the centipeds, or hundred-legs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes


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  • This new genus is Pilbarascutigera and is described in the paper “A new genus of scutigerid centipeds (Chilopoda) from Western Australia, with new characters for morphological phylogenetics of Scutigeromorpha” by G.D. Edgecombe and L. Barrow within Zootaxa 1409: 23-50 (2007)

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