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Members of the order are most characteristic of the upper latitudes or higher
altitudes, being common in the temperate zones of both the New and Old World,
but there are also important tropical species. GENERAL FEATURES Structural ...
contains any large representation of herbaceous (non- woody) species; even
within this family, the variation in life forms is remarkable. At one extreme are low-
growing, creeping species, such as the well-known marsh pennywort of Europe ...
Phylum Onychophora Wormlike, with many pairs of stubby legs; jaws are
modified legs; thin secreted cuticle; annelid-like body plan; tracheal respiratory
system; terrestrial; predators; Cambrian to recent; 80 species. Phylum Arthropoda
A rigid, ...
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