Diplura,

R. G. Beutel & S. N. Gorb, 2001, Ultrastructure of attachment specializations of hexapods (Arthropoda): evolutionary patterns inferred from a revised ordinal phylogeny, J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Research 39, pp. 177-207: 179

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http://doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1439-0469.2001.00155.x

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scientific name

Diplura
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3 Diplura  ( Grassé 1949; Condé and Pagés 1991)

Presence of an empodial median claw and of a pair of larger, lateral claws is probably a groundplan feature of the order. This condition is found in Anajapyx and Lepidocampa species. The median claw is lost in all other diplurans.