Is Strudiella a Devonian insect?

@article{Hrnschemeyer2013IsSA,
  title={Is Strudiella a Devonian insect?},
  author={T. H{\"o}rnschemeyer and Joachim T. Haug and O. B{\'e}thoux and Rolf G. Beutel and S. Charbonnier and Thomas A. Hegna and Markus Koch and J. Rust and S. Wedmann and Sven Bradler and R. Willmann},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2013},
  volume={494},
  pages={E3-E4}
}
  • T. Hörnschemeyer, Joachim T. Haug, +8 authors R. Willmann
  • Published 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Arising from R. Garrouste et al. 488, 82–85 (2012)10.1038/nature11281The origin of winged insects (Pterygota), one of the planet’s most diverse lineages of organisms, is assumed to lie in the Devonian, but as an extremely sparse fossil record impedes our understanding of their early diversification, any well-preserved insect fossil from this time would be particularly valuable. Garrouste et al. described an arthropod from Upper Devonian freshwater sediments from the Strud locality in Belgium… CONTINUE READING
    20 Citations

    Figures and Topics from this paper

    Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

    The Arthropod Assemblage of the Upper Devonian Strud locality and its Ecology
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Phanerozoic pO2 and the early evolution of terrestrial animals
    • 25
    The presumed oldest flying insect: more likely a myriapod?
    • 12
    • PDF
    FOSSIL CALIBRATIONS FOR THE ARTHROPOD TREE OF LIFE
    Land Animals, Origins of
    • 3