Definition of Onychophora. Meaning of Onychophora. Synonyms of Onychophora

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Definition of Onychophora

Onychophora
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.
Onychophora
Onychophora On`y*choph"o*ra, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ?, ?, a claw + ?.] (Zo["o]l.) Malacopoda.

Meaning of Onychophora from wikipedia

- Onychophora (from Ancient Gr****, onyches, "claws"; and pherein, "to carry"), commonly known as velvet worms (due to their velvety texture and somewhat...
- Nereis onychophora is a polychaete worm of the phylum Annelida. The type locality is in Indonesia. Horst, R. (1918). "On a species of Lycastis and three...
- and comprising onychophora, tardigrades and euarthropoda), three patterns of relationship are possible: tardigrades sister to onychophora plus arthropods...
- "peripatus" (unitalicized and uncapitalized) is also used to refer to the Onychophora as a whole, although this group comprises many other genera besides Peripatus...
- The fauna of the Australian Capital Territory includes representatives from most major Australian animal groups. The ACT has five species of freshwater...
- certain groups. The Ecdysozoa include the following phyla: Arthropoda, Onychophora, Tardigrada, Kinorhyncha, Priapulida, Loricifera, Nematoda, and Nematomorpha...
- and puzzling, Aysheaia is remarkably similar to a modern phylum, the Onychophora (velvet worms). Notable differences are the lack of jaws and antennae...
- observations. The competing hypothesis is Arthropoda (= Euarthropoda + Onychophora) Phylum Tardigrada Cl**** Eutardigrada Cl**** Heterotardigrada Cl**** Mesotardigrada...
-   Extinct in the wild (EW): 16 species   Critically endangered (CR): 987 species   Endangered (EN): 1,163 species   Vulnerable (VU): 2,178 species   Near...
- proposed refers to a proposed grouping of Euarthropods and the phylum Onychophora. Arthropods are characterized by their jointed limbs and cuticle made...
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