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  • n. Plural form of myriapod.

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Examples

  • Although some of the giant forms include the now extinct flightless moas and Haast's eagle, this element is still noticeable in some giant insects, myriapods, flatworms, land snails, centipedes, slugs, and earthworms.

    Biological diversity in New Zealand

  • Of course, various other arthropods often share the same seaweed drifts, especially young fiddler crabs and occasionally myriapods, as well as other sorts of beetles.

    Who preys on Truncatella

  • I think the majority view now sees myriapods as a monophyletic group, that may not be very closely related to hexapods crustaceans may be closer to insects.

    An immaculate symphylan

  • The myriapods continued to bother her, but this problem declined over time.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Epiglossa: = epipharynx; q.v. Epiglottis: = epipharynx; q.v. Epilabrum: a sclerite at each side of the labrum: specifically applied in myriapods.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • As I never had any trouble with myriapods attacking mushrooms and had seen nothing of this "bullet hole" work in our own beds I was much interested in the question and determined to look out for it, so I marked off a part of a bed and left that uncared for.

    Mushrooms: how to grow them a practical treatise on mushroom culture for profit and pleasure

  • So, too, myriapods and hydrachnids have at birth three pairs of feet, and resemble at this stage adult insects, which form a higher class.

    Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology

  • Here, prickly-leaved plants had shot to the cornices with uncouth contorting of angled boughs, and in their inner green ruffle-feathered birds looked down on her with the uncanny interest of myriapods.

    Romance Island

  • The animal food is chiefly made up of insects, with a few spiders, myriapods, snails, and small vertebrates, such as fish, salamanders, tree frogs, mice, and birds.

    Our Bird Comrades

  • Each arthropod has the body composed of rings placed end to end and bearing jointed appendages, and in the myriapods each ring and its appendages can be plainly seen; whereas in the higher forms of the branch many of the rings are so combined as to be very difficult to distinguish.

    A Book of Natural History Young Folks' Library Volume XIV.

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