Evolution: Velvet Worm Biogeography

@article{Smith2016EvolutionVW,
  title={Evolution: Velvet Worm Biogeography},
  author={Martin R. Smith},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2016},
  volume={26},
  pages={R882-R884}
}
The present-day distribution of velvet worms corresponds neatly to the ancient supercontinent Gondwana - except for a puzzling outpost in southeast Asia. Jaw-dropping new fossil material now establishes when and how peripatid onychophorans reached this isolated spot. 
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