Christiansen, Kenneth Department of Biology, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa.
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A class of hexapod (six-legged) arthropods consisting of the orders Collembola and Protura. Class Parainsecta (also known as Ellipura) is one of several classifications of those hexapods, which, while similar to insects, are sufficiently different that most researchers believe they deserve separate class status.
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