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arthropod

 [ahr″thro-pod]
an individual of the phylum arthropoda.

ar·thro·pod

(ar'thrō-pod),
A member of the phylum Arthropoda.
[arthro- + G. pous, foot]

arthropod

(är′thrə-pŏd′)
n.
Any of numerous invertebrate animals of the phylum Arthropoda, including the insects, crustaceans, arachnids, and myriapods, that are characterized by a chitinous exoskeleton, a segmented body, and jointed appendages.

ar′thro·pod adj.
ar·throp′o·dan (är-thrŏp′ə-dən), ar·throp′o·dal (-dəl) adj.

ar·thro·pod

(ahr'thrō-pod)
A member of the phylum Arthropoda.
[G. arthron, joint + G. pous, foot]

arthropod

Any one the phylum Arthropoda , which includes all the insects, the crustaceans and arachnids. As the name implies, arthropods have jointed legs.

arthropod

any member of the animal phylum Arthropoda, containing jointed-limbed organisms that possess a hard EXOSKELETON. It is the largest phylum in terms of the numbers of species within it, and includes insects, crustaceans, spiders, centipedes and many fossil forms.
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There was a significant difference between the secondary forest and pine plantation in terms of ant assemblages (ANOSIM; Global R = 0.630, p = 0.001) and other arthropod assemblages (ANOSIM; Global R = 0.603, p = 0.001) which is also clearly seen in NMDS ordinations (Figures 4(a) and 4(b)) and dendrogram (Figures 5(a) and 5(b)).
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However, despite the large number of arthropods species signaled by [10] and [11] no work has been directed to the study of the place of arthropods in the diet of the common genet or the selectivity of this predator for this food category.
In addition to the plant community, changes to arthropod communities by adding an exotic species may be variable, but may provide further insight into the importance of such plant additions (Marshall & Buckley 2009; Simao et al.