Protura

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πρῶτος (prôtos, first, primitive) + οὐρά (ourá, tail).

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Protura

  1. A taxonomic class within the phylum Arthropoda – many very small wingless soil-dwelling hexapods.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Also designates an order for some authors.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248. pmid:25923521