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Noun: Onychophora
  1. Enigmatic small elongated wormlike terrestrial invertebrates of damp dark habitats in warm regions; distinct from the phylum Annelida; resemble slugs with legs and are sometimes described as the missing link between arthropods and annelids
    - class Onychophora

Type of: class

Part of: Arthropoda, phylum Arthropoda

Encyclopedia: Onychophora