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Protura

(Order)

Overview

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Taxonomy

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The Order Protura is a member of the Class Entognatha. Here is the complete "parentage" of Protura:

The Order Protura is further organized into finer groupings including:

Families

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Acerentomidae

Acerentomidae is a family of hexapods in the order Protura. Acerentomids are not tracheated, and instead utilize cuticular gas exchange. [more]

Eosentomidae

Eosentomidae is a family of hexapods in the order Protura. Eosentomids are tracheated, unlike the Acerentomidae. [more]

Protentomidae

Protentomidae is a family of hexapods in the order Protura. [more]

Sinentomidae

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At least 3 species and subspecies belong to the Family Sinentomidae.

More info about the Family Sinentomidae may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: August 25, 2014
2014/08/25 15:17:29