Definitions for "ARTHROPODS"
invertebrates of the phylum Arthropoda that have jointed appendages and a chitinous, segmented exoskeleton. Arthropods include insects, spiders, crabs, and lobsters.
A very large, diverse group of invertebrates with hard external skeleton and jointed-limbs. Includes crustaceans, spiders, and insects.
The animal phylum comprised of crustaceans, spiders, mites, centipedes, insects, and related forms. The largest of the phyla, containing more than three times the number of all other animal phyla combined.