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Question 1: The fossil record of myriapods reaches back into the late Silurian, although molecular evidence suggests a diversification in the ________ [4], and Cambrian fossils exist which resemble myriapods [2].
CambrianDevonianGeologic time scaleCambrian explosion

Question 2: Most millipedes are slower than centipedes, and feed on leaf litter and ________.

Question 3: Many spend their lives as soil infauna, but some live ________.
Arboreal locomotionBrachiationPrimateColugo

Question 4: The most famous members are from the ________ Arthropleura, which was a giant, probably herbivorous, animal that could be up to 3 metres (9.8 ft) long.
GenusSpeciesLifeBiological classification

Question 5: Although not generally considered dangerous to humans, many myriapods produce noxious secretions (often containing benzoquinones) which can cause temporary ________ and discolouration of the skin [7].

Question 6: Under the Atelocerata hypothesis, Hexapoda is the closest, whereas under the Paradoxopoda hypothesis, ________ is the closest.

Question 7: Myriapoda is a subphylum of ________ containing millipedes, centipedes, and others.

Question 8: The majority are herbivorous, with the exception of ________, which are chiefly nocturnal predators.

Question 9: The name "millipede" is a compound word formed from the ________ roots milli ("thousand") and ped ("foot"), although millipedes typically have between 36 and 400 legs.
Roman EmpireOld LatinLatinVulgar Latin

Question 10: They are believed to be the ________ to millipedes, and have the dorsal tergites fused across pairs of segments, similar to the more complete fusion of segments seen in millipedes [14].
Computational phylogeneticsPhylogeneticsCladeCladistics


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