Common name: Bristletails
Class: Insecta
Order: Thysanura
Ecological niche: Scavengers or browsers
Distinguishing characteristics: Thysanura means "fringed
tail".  It refers to three long filaments at the tip of the
abdomen.  All thysanurans are wingless, have a pair of
long, slender antennae, two compound eyes, and six legs.

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