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Phylum – Anthropoda Jointed legs and an exoskeleton
Subphylum - Myriapoda “Many-footed” with a two segmented body
Class Chilopoda (centipedes “100 feet”) It has a flat, segmented body with a pair of legs on each segment.
Class Diplopoda (millipedes “1000 feet”) It has two pairs of legs on each body segment. The Greek translation is “ double footed ”.
Class Pauropoda (pauropods, pauropodans, and progoneates) Pauropods are a small (less than 5 mm), eyeless, pale terrestrial invertebrate with eleven segments and nine pairs of legs. Latin and Greek translate into “small-footed.”
Class Symphyla (pseudocentipedes and symphylans) small, blind, fast-running centipede like animals.