Sentence Examples with the word class insecta

The class Insecta of Linnaeus (1758) was coextensive with the Arthropoda of modern zoologists.

Linnaeus in his Systema naturae (1735) grouped under the class Insecta all segmented animals with firm exoskeleton and jointed limbs - that is to say, the insects, centipedes, millipedes, crustaceans, spiders, scorpions and their allies.