APTERYGOTA
(bristletails, silverfish and firebrats (primitively wingless insects))

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
with images
No of
ID refs
Female - dorsal view, with droppings and shed scales (Click to view)
Order 6 illustrated subtaxa 4 ident. refs
Order 2 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Dorso-lateral view - on carpet (Click to view)
Family 2 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
SubclassAPTERYGOTA (bristletails, silverfish and firebrats (primitively wingless insects))
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 11 general literature references relevant to APTERYGOTA (bristletails, silverfish and firebrats (primitively wingless insects))

APTERYGOTA (bristletails, silverfish and firebrats (primitively wingless insects)) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for APTERYGOTA (bristletails, silverfish and firebrats (primitively wingless insects))
Primitive wingless insects without, or with only minor, changes as they develop (metamorphosis).
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