A complete insect from the Late Devonian period

@article{Garrouste2012ACI,
  title={A complete insect from the Late Devonian period},
  author={R. Garrouste and G. Cl{\'e}ment and P. Nel and M. Engel and P. Grandcolas and C. D'haese and L. Lagebro and Julien Denayer and P. Gu{\'e}riau and Patrick Lafaite and S. Olive and C. Prestianni and A. Nel},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2012},
  volume={488},
  pages={82-85}
}
  • R. Garrouste, G. Clément, +10 authors A. Nel
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • After terrestrialization, the diversification of arthropods and vertebrates is thought to have occurred in two distinct phases, the first between the Silurian and the Frasnian stages (Late Devonian period) (425–385 million years (Myr) ago), and the second characterized by the emergence of numerous new major taxa, during the Late Carboniferous period (after 345 Myr ago). These two diversification periods bracket the depauperate vertebrate Romer’s gap (360–345 Myr ago) and arthropod gap (385–325… CONTINUE READING
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