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Arachnida Assembling the Tree of Life

@inproceedings{Coddington2005ArachnidaAT,
  title={Arachnida Assembling the Tree of Life},
  author={A. Coddington and Giribet and Mark and David and E. and Walter},
  year={2005}
}
Although the earliest arachnids were apparently marine, arachnid diversrty has been dominated by terrestrial forms from at least the Devonian. Even though arachnid fossils are scarce (perhaps only 100 pre-Cenozoic tam), representatives of all major arachmd clades are known or cladistically implied from the Devonian or earlier, suggesting very early origins (Selden and Dunlop 1998). The more recent great radiation of insects, m contrast, seems to be Permian (Kukalovh-Peck 199 1, Labandeira 1999… Expand

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