plural noun
Mi·​cro·​thel·​y·​phon·​i·​da | \ ˌmīkrōˌthelēˈfänədə \

Definition of Microthelyphonida

: an order of Arachnida including minute arthropods with a whiplash at the tip of the abdomen

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History and Etymology for Microthelyphonida

New Latin, from micr- + Thelyphonus genus of whip scorpions + -ida

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“Microthelyphonida.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Microthelyphonida. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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