On Permian and Triassic insect faunas in relation to biogeography and the Permian-Triassic crisis

  title={On Permian and Triassic insect faunas in relation to biogeography and the Permian-Triassic crisis},
  author={Dmitry E Shcherbakov},
  journal={Paleontological Journal},
  • D. Shcherbakov
  • Published 30 January 2008
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • Paleontological Journal
The taxonomic diversity dynamics of pterygote insects in the Permian and Triassic at the family/age level are considered. Different metrics of taxonomic diversity are compared. Biogeographic and taphonomic aspects of changes in the composition of insect faunas in the Permian and about the P-T transition are discussed. Some changes in the Permian insect faunas are of a biogeographic nature and do not indicate global changes in diversity. Insects with aquatic immatures were rather common in the… 
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