Marine horseshoe crabs and extinct sea scorpions
Spiders, scorpions, and mites
Terrestrial millipedes, centipedes, and others
Small (1—8 mm), mostly herbivorous; live in forest litter
Minute (< 1.5 mm) dwellers in forest litter
Insects, springtails, bristletails, etc.
Wingless, entognathous (orders Protura and Collembola, or springtails)
Blind, wingless inhabitants of forest litter; entognaths
1-4 million species
Winged and wingless insects; all adults with six pairs of legs
Primitive, wingless insects (order Thysanura with bristletails and silverfish)
-1 million+ (906)
Mostly winged insects (grasshoppers, true bugs, beetles, flies, butterflies, ants, etc.)
Shrimp, crabs, waterfleas, barnacles, copepods, etc.
Primitive; live in soft marine sediments
Crabs, water scuds, isopods, mantis shrimp, etc.
(= Phyllopoda) water fleas and brine, clam, pea, and tadpole shrimp
Seed shrimp enclosed in a bivalved chitinous carapace
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