noun. spiders; scorpions; horseshoe crabs.
- phylum Arthropoda
- order Pycnogonida
- superclass Chelicerata
- class Arachnida
Example sentences of the word chelicerata
1. Noun, plural
Within the animal kingdom, there are many classes of animals that do not have mammary glands such as insecta or insects, amphibia or amphibians, mollusca or molluscs, crustacea or crustaceans, and chelicerata or chelicerates.