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Arthropoda

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Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum/Division:Arthropoda

Description

The phylum Arthropoda comprises animals characterised by their jointed limbs and exoskeleton. The rigid exoskeleton inhibits growth, so arthropods need to replace it periodically by molting before they can grow bigger.

Centipedes are terrestrial arthropods with a multi-segmented body; each segment possessing one pair of legs except for t…
This is a class of terrestrial arthropods known as millipedes. Each segment of a millipede bears two pairs of legs, exce…
Insects belong to the largest group of arthropods. Insects can be differentiated from other groups of arthropods which i…
The class Malacostraca is the largest class of crustaceans, characterised by their heads having six segments, a pair of …
A diverse class of crustaceans that include the barnacles, and copepods.
This is a class of ancient animals that have evolved about 570 million years ago in the Cambrian period; the only living…
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