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Origin of arachnid
OTHER WORDS FROM arachnida·rach·ni·dan [uh-rak-ni-duhn], /əˈræk nɪ dən/, adjective, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for arachnid
One of the arachnids was spotted eating a frog inside one of the pockets, suggesting that the spiders create the structures to lure and trap frogs, researchers report December 11 in Ecology and Evolution.These spiders may sew leaves into fake shelters to lure frogs to their doom|Jake Buehler|January 4, 2021|Science News
Previous work had shown that ticks without Dae2 carried more of the Lyme disease microbe than ticks with Dae2 when the arachnids fed on mice infected with the microbe.
When ticks that were prevented from making Dae2 or had its activity blocked fed on mice, the arachnids tended to have higher levels of Staphylococcus bacteria than ticks with active Dae2.
The scorpion, a Heterometrus spinifer, is completely edible, despite the arachnid being deadly if alive.
The arachnid are followed by the myriapoda (centipedes, etc.), and these by the insecti or true insects.
His comparison of the Arachnid appendages with those of insects and Crustacea is very curious.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
Patten considers the Pteraspids as derived from primitive arachnid or spider-like forms having a bony carapace as Limulus has.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
The characteristics of the median eyes must then be especially sought for in the arachnid group.
He simply, therefore, substituted Arachnid for Annelid in the old theory.