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 /ɒnɪˈkɒfərə/ (from Ancient Gr**** ονυχής, onyches, "claws"; and φέρειν, pherein, "to carry"), commonly known as velvet worms (due to their...
- Nereis onychophora is a polychaete worm of the phylum Annelida. The type locality is in Indonesia. Despite the coincidence of names, they are not members...
- "peripatus" (unitalicized and uncapitalized) is also used to refer to the Onychophora as a whole, although this group comprises many other genera besides Peripatus...
- and comprising onychophora, tardigrades and euarthropoda), three patterns of relationship are possible: tardigrades sister to onychophora plus arthropods...
- are missing. The Ecdysozoa include the following phyla: Arthropoda, Onychophora, Tardigrada, Kinorhyncha, Priapulida, Loricifera, Nematoda, and Nematomorpha...
- competing hypothesis is that Arthropoda sensu lato (= Euarthropoda + Onychophora, the arthropods and the velvet worms) is monophyletic, and tardigrades...
- is a group within the arthropods. In the past this group included the Onychophora, which are now considered a separate category. The group is currently...
- Arthropoda, 3,814 Chordata, 149 Cnidaria, 617 Mollusca, 3 Nemertina, 1 Onychophora), 780 Plantae, 9 Protista) data deficient species. Lists of data deficient...
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- animal clade containing the extant phyla Arthropoda, Tardigrada and Onychophora. Extinct panarthropods that did not belong to any of the modern phyla...