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Insects started flying on land

Phylogenomics suggested that early flying insects probably started on land habitat, NOT aquatic. Wipfler, B.*#, H. Letsch#, P. B. Frandsen#, P. Kapli#, C. Mayer#, D. Bartel, T. R. Buckley, A. Donath, J. S. Edgerly-Rooks, M. Fujita, S. Liu, R. Machida, Y. Mashimo, B. Misof, O. Niehuis, R. S. Peters, 
M. Petersen, L. Podsiadlowski, K. Schütte, S. Shimizu, T. Uchifune, J. Wilbrandt, E. Yan, X. Zhou, and S. Simon*#. 2019. Evolutionary history of Polyneoptera and its implications for our understanding of the early evolution of winged insects.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Advanced online. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1817794116 Abstract: Polyneoptera represents one of the major

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