Arthropoda

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Taxonavigation

Kingdom: Animalia
Sub Kingdom: Eumetazoa
Super Phylum: Protostomia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Sub phylum: Chelicerata - Crustacea - Hexapoda - Myriapoda


Introduction

Characteristics

Classification

The phylum Arthropoda is divided into four sub-phyla:

  • Chelicerata - sea spiders, horseshoe crabs, spiders
  • Crustacea - crabs, shrimps, lobsters, isopods
  • Hexapoda - insects
  • Myriapoda - millipedes and centipedes

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