Chilopoda

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Chilopoda

 [ki-lop´o-dah]
a class of arthropods that includes the centipedes.

Chi·lop·o·da

(kī-lop'ŏ-dă),
A class of centipedes (phylum Arthropoda).
[chilo- + G. pous, foot]

Chilopoda

a class of the phylum Arthropoda embracing the centipedes. See also myriapoda.
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Other prey items, such as lepidopterans, hymenopterans, pseudoscorpiones, and chilopods, were found in much lower percentages (Table 3).
Diets switched apparently from a majority of ants and coleoptera (42% and 18% by biomass respectively) (Davidson, 1956) to diplopods and coleoptera (55% and 8% by biomass) at one site and diplopods, formicids and chilopods (31%, 10%, and 9% by biomass) at yet another (Powders and Tietjen, 1974).