Arachnida


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Arachnida

 [ah-rak´nĭ-dah]
a class of animals of the phylum Arthropoda, including 12 orders, comprising such forms as spiders, scorpions, ticks, and mites.

A·rach·ni·da

(ă-rak'ni-dă),
A class of arthropods in the subphylum Chelicerata, consisting of spiders, scorpions, harvestmen, mites, ticks, and allies.
[G. arachnē, spider]

Arachnida

/Arach·ni·da/ (ah-rak´nĭ-dah) a class of the Arthropoda, including the spiders, scorpions, ticks, and mites.

A·rach·ni·da

(ă-rak'ni-dă)
A class of arthropods in the subphylum Chelicerata, consisting of spiders, scorpions, harvestmen, mites, and ticks.
[G. arachnē, spider]

Arachnida

a class of animals of the phylum Arthropoda, including 12 orders, comprising such forms as spiders, scorpions, ticks and mites.
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kezeri of prey Total Larvae Vegetation 41 31 "Worms" 20 13 Gastropoda 30 23 Arthropods 95 92 Arachnida 27 10 Chilopoda 4 0 Diplopoda 7 0 Insecta 84 79 Ephemeroptera 7 8 Plecoptera 21 31 Hemiptera 4 3 Hymenoptera 2 0 Coleoptera 45 31 Diptera 48 46 Trichoptera 16 18 Lepidoptera 7 0 Entognatha 27 15 (Collembola) Malacostraca 9 0 Amphipoda 2 0 Isopoda 7 0 Maxillopoda 34 49 (Copepods) Categories R.
Gastropoda Pulmonada 27ab 5 491 (a) 38 Oligochaeta 5 (a) 1 64 (a) 5 Arachnida Araneae 16 (a) 3 11 (a) 1 Chilopoda Geophilomorpha 91 (a) 16 85 (a) 7 Diplopoda Polydesmida 101ab 17 363 (a) 28 Malacostraca Isopoda 5 (a) 1 0 (a) 0 Insecta Coleoptera 240 (a) 41 213 (a) 16 Dermaptera 11 (a) 2 0a 0 Diptera 5 (a) 1 37 (a) 3 Hemiptera 0 (a) 0 5 (a) 0,4 Lepidoptera 21 (a) 4 5 (a) 0,4 Formas inmaduras sin identificar 59 (a) 10 27 (a) 2 Promedio total de densidad 581 (a) 24 1301 (a) 60 Clase Orden Pajonal K-W No.
De estos, mas del 60% pertenecen a la Clase Insecta y mas del 30% a la Clase Arachnida.
The smalleye shiner and sharpnose shiner are generalist feeders, with invertebrates (mostly insects, but also including Ostracoda, Arachnida, and some fish parts) representing 38 and 71%, respectively, of their diets.
It is clear that large areas of the country still need to be subjected to intensive sampling despite the recent efforts of the South African National Survey of Arachnida (SANSA) to resolve this.
El conocimiento actual de la diversidad de Arachnida, considera al orden Solifugae como un taxon meso-diverso, constituido por 12 familias, 140 generos y 1.
In the Orinoquia, the class Insecta is widely distributed; in the Tropical Rain Forest it is Insecta and Arachnida, while in the Andes (Paramo areas) Diptera, Collembola and Acarina are the most represented taxa; eventhough Annelida is the phyllum most frequently found.
lima (n=192) in the San Ignacio and La Purisima drainages along the study period Phyllum/ Prey item % RII Class San Ignacio Poza Los Larga Corralitos Season Dry Rainy Dry Rainy Chlorophyceae Filamentous 25 8 17 12 23 algae Diatomeae Mollusca Gastropoda Crustacea Ostracoda 42 * 5 11 Copepoda Insecta Diptera larvae 15 1 45* Diptera pupae 2 Coleoptera larvae Hemiptera larvae Odonata larvae Trichoptera larvae 23 Plecoptera larvae Arachnida Hydracarina 4 Pisces Teleostei (scales) 6 5 13 Inorganic Sand 69 * 24 62 * 18 Others 2.
JAC would like to thank Rudy Jocque and Charles Griswold for the loan of material used in this paper, the ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute (PPRI) for the use of their facilities, and all staff of the Biosystematics Division: Arachnida Unit (PPRI) for their support during his stay in Pretoria when he began this study several years ago.
We found representatives of the following groups: Arachnida, Insecta, and Myriapoda (Table 1).