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Definition of Onychophora
OnychophoraMalacopoda Mal`a*cop"o*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? soft +
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 On`y*choph"o*ra, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ?, ?, a
claw + ?.] (Zo["o]l.)
Meaning of Onychophora from wikipedia
Gr****, onyches, "claws"; and pherein, "to carry"), commonly known
as velvet worms
(due to their velvety texture
- Nereis onychophora
is a polychaete
worm of the phylum
Annelida. The type locality
is in Indonesia. Horst, R. (1918). "On a species
- and comprising onychophora
and euarthropoda), three patterns
are possible: tardigrades sister
- "peripatus" (unitalicized and uncapitalized) is also used to refer
to the Onychophora
as a whole, although
this group comprises
many other genera besides
- The fauna
of the Australian Capital Territory includes representatives
from most major Australian animal
groups. The ACT has five species
groups. The Ecdysozoa include
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
) Phylum Tardigrada
in the wild (EW): 16 species Critically endangered
(CR): 987 species Endangered
(EN): 1,163 species Vulnerable
(VU): 2,178 species
- proposed refers
to a proposed grouping
and the phylum Onychophora
by their jointed limbs
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