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Transitional fossil earwigs - a missing link in Dermaptera evolution

Jingxia Zhao, Yunyun Zhao, Chungkun Shih, Dong Ren* and Yongjie Wang

BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010, 10:344  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-344

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A missing link in Dermaptera evolution

Dong Ren   (2010-12-07 16:29)  Capital Normal University email

Evolutional history and origin of Dermaptera have been in contention, with dramatically different viewpoints by contemporary authors. It is suggested that the oldest Dermaptera might possibly be traced back to the Late Triassic–Early Jurassic and they had divided into Archidermaptera and (Eodermaptera+Neodermaptera) in the Middle Jurassic.

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