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Definition of Malacopoda

Malacopoda Mal`a*cop"o*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? soft + -poda.] (Zo["o]l.) A class of air-breathing Arthropoda; -- called also Protracheata, and Onychophora. Note: They somewhat resemble myriapods, and have from seventeen to thirty-three pairs of short, imperfectly jointed legs, two pairs of simple jaws, and a pair of antenn[ae]. The tranche[ae] are connected with numerous spiracles scattered over the surface of the body. Peripatus is the only known genus. See Peripatus.

Meaning of Malacopoda from wikipedia

- Retrieved 26 November 2018. Du Bois-Reymond Marcus, 1952 : On South American Malacopoda. Boletim da Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras, Universidade de...