mandibulate


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mandibulate

(măn-dĭb′yə-lĭt, -lāt′)
adj.
Having a mandible or mandibles.
n.
An arthropod having mandibles.
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Our new find is exciting because it shows that mandibulates (to which crustaceans belong) and chelicerates were already present as two distinct evolutionary trajectories 520 million years ago, which means their common ancestor must have existed much deeper in time.
2007), there are significant factual problems with asserting a mite as a causal agent, as mites are an order-of-magnitude smaller in size, even during the Pennsylvanian, and all of the internal features of the gall, including barrel-shaped coprolites, mandibulate bite marks, exit hole plugs, and nutritive tissue formation in the host plant strongly suggest a holometabolan galler (Labandeira and Phillips, 1996, 2002).
invicta) and likely confers protection against other mandibulate predators (Wheeler et al.