Arthropod Classification in Baraminology

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Arthropods are defined as invertebrate creatures having an exoskeleton, segmented bodies, and jointed appendages. Baramin studies on arthropods have been minimal, but since this includes the Insect Cognitum (the largest of the animal groups), a basic set of sub-cognitum are included.

Arthropod Cognitum

Insect Cognitum

Are composed of separate head, thorax, and abdomen along with six legs and one pair of antennae. Includes bees, grasshoppers, butterflies.

Arachnid Cognitum

Are composed of a fused head / thorax with 8 legs. Includes spiders, amblygids, scropions.

Crustacean Cognitum

Composed of 2 body regions with 2 pair of antennae and many appendages. Primarily aquatic creatures including shrimp, lobster, and crabs.

Chilopoda Cognitum

Contain many body segments with 1 pair of appendage per segment. Includes centipedes.

Diplopoda Cognitum

Contain many body segments with 2 pair of appendages per segment. Includes millipedes.

XXXVIIIB. Last Updated: 14/01/2016
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Todd Elder has a deep desire to understand and experience Creation. As a Baraminologist, his current research includes developing the Katagenos Species Concept, the Natanzera Classification System, and the Floral Formula Method of determining Plant Kinds. As an author and speaker, his books and seminar materials are designed to encourage a growing relationship with the Creator.
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