onychophora defined in 1951 yearonychophora - onychophora;
onychophora - Small group of animals all belonging to one genus, Peripatus. Worm-like, with many short unjointed legs. Found in warmer parts of the world. With some arthropod characters, e.g. tracheae, but have thin unjointed cuticle and other characters which they share with annelids. Sometimes classified as a subphylum or class of Arthropoda, sometimes as a separate phylum.
near onychophora in Knolik
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