Definition of Class hexapoda

1. Noun. Insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species.


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Literary usage of Class hexapoda

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1. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1907)
"117 class hexapoda, Order DIPTERA. A new genus and species of ... class hexapoda, Older LEPIDOPTERA. In defense of Incisalia henrici. BY JH Cm IK . ..."

2. Insect Life: An Introduction to Nature-study and a Guide for Teachers by John Henry Comstock (1897)
"Class HEXAPODA (Hex-ap'o-da). The Insects. Insects differ from the other classes of the ... The class Hexapoda, or insects, is divided into nineteen orders. ..."

3. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"The class Hexapoda comprises the various orders of insects. The members of this class are air-breathing arthropods, with distinct head, thorax, and abdomen. ..."

4. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... for one of the largest and best-known orders of the class Hexapoda dj.v Î, in order that comprises the insects popularly called butterflies and moths. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... is based on Sharp's scheme, with the addition of suggestions from some of the most recent authors—especially Borner and Enderlein. Class: HEXAPODA. ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"V Class, Hexapoda. Lastly, von Kennel, whose studies on Peripatus entitle his views on Arthropod taxonomy to a hearing, denies ('93) the validity of the ..."

7. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"... 26 class hexapoda 20 CHAPTER II THE EXTERNAL ANATOMY OF INSECTS 29 I. THE STRUCTURE OF THE BODY-WALL a. The three layers of the body-wall 29 The ..."

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