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major classes and orders of arthropods
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Arthropoda
phylum of animal kingdom: hard exoskeleton, jointed legs, segmented bodies
Crustacea
class of arthropods: mainly aquatic, gills, 4 antennae
Diplopoda
class of arthropods: 2 pairs of legs per body segment, millipedes
Chilopoda
class of arthropods: 1 pair of legs per body segment, centipedes
Arachnida
class of arthropods: 2 body segments, 8 legs
Insecta
class of arthropods: wings, 3 body segments
Lepidoptera
order of insects: "scaly-winged", butterflies, moths
Orthoptera
order of insects: "straight-winged", grasshoppers, crickets
Hymenoptera
order of insects: "membrane-winged", wasps, bees, ants
Diptera
order of insects: "two-winged", flies
Hemiptera
order of insects: "half-winged", bugs, hoppers, aphids
Coleoptera
order of insects: "sheath-winged", beetles, protective covers for hind wings
Isoptera
order of insects: "equal-winged", termites
Neuroptera
order of insects: "nerve-winged", alderflies, snakeflies
Dermaptera
order of insects: "skin-winged", earwigs
Mantodea
order of insects: "prophet", praying mantis
Odonata
order of insects: "tooth", dragonflies
Phasmatodea
order of insects: "phantom", camouflaged, walking sticks