Dichotomous Key/Arthropoda

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Dichotomous Key: Arthropoda
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
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Example 2: definition here

Key to the Classes of Arthropoda[edit]

  • 1: Two pairs of antennae
  • 2: One pair of antennae or no antennae present.

1[edit]

incomplete

Branchiopoda
Remipedia
Cephalocarida
Maxillopoda
Ostracoda
Malacostraca

2[edit]

  • Insecta: Three pairs of legs present.
  • 4: Four or more pairs of legs present.

4[edit]

  • 5: Antennae present.
  • 6: Antennae absent.

5[edit]

incomplete

Chilopoda
Diplopoda
Pauropoda
Symphyla

6[edit]

incomplete

Crustacea

  • Branchiopoda
  • Remipedia
  • Cephalocarida
  • Maxillopoda
  • Ostracoda
  • Malacostraca

Chelicerata

  • Arachnida
  • Merostomata
  • Pycnogonida