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MIRIAPODES [1 record]

Record 1 2011-03-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Insects, Centipedes, Spiders, and Scorpions
  • Paleontology
DEF

Any terrestrial arthropod belonging to the superclass Myriapoda, which includes insects. They are characterized by a body that is divided into a head and trunk with one pair of antennae on the head and uniramous appendages. They are rarely preserved as fossils but are known from the Upper Silurian to the present.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Insectes, mille-pattes, araignées et scorpions
  • Paléontologie
CONT

Les Myriapodes sont des entomorphes, trachéates, vermiformes, polypodes, pourvus de tubes de Malpighi, d'une seule paire d'antennes [...], et fréquemment d'organes de Tomosvary.

OBS

Terme rarement utilisé au singulier myriapode.

Key term(s)
  • myriapode

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Insectos, ciempiés, arañas y escorpiones
  • Paleontología
Key term(s)
  • miriápodo
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