ZYGENTOMA
(silverfish and firebrats)

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Dorso-lateral view - on carpet (Click to view)
Family 2 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
OrderZYGENTOMA (silverfish and firebrats)
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)

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references relevant to ZYGENTOMA (silverfish and firebrats)

ZYGENTOMA (silverfish and firebrats) 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 ZYGENTOMA (silverfish and firebrats)
A small group of primitive wingless insects without, or with very minor, metamorphosis. The torpedo-shaped body is covered with scales in many species.
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