Phalangiida
Phalangoidea Phal`an*goi"de*a, n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see {Phalangious}) + Gr. e'i^dos form.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman ({Phalangium}) and many similar kinds. They have long, slender, many-jointed legs; usually a rounded, segmented abdomen; and chelate jaws. They breathe by trache[ae]. Called also {{Phalangides}}, {{Phalangidea}}, {{Phalangiida}}, and {{Opilionea}}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Opilionea — Phalangoidea Phal an*goi de*a, n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see {Phalangious}) + Gr. e i^dos form.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman ({Phalangium}) and many similar kinds. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalangidea — Phalangoidea Phal an*goi de*a, n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see {Phalangious}) + Gr. e i^dos form.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman ({Phalangium}) and many similar kinds. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalangides — Phalangoidea Phal an*goi de*a, n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see {Phalangious}) + Gr. e i^dos form.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman ({Phalangium}) and many similar kinds. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalangoidea — Phal an*goi de*a, n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see {Phalangious}) + Gr. e i^dos form.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman ({Phalangium}) and many similar kinds. They have long,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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