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Palaeontology

An insect to fill the gap

A complete insect fossil from the Devonian period has long been sought. The finding of a candidate may improve our patchy understanding of when winged insects evolved. See Letter p.82

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Figure 1: Winged beginnings.

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Shear, W. An insect to fill the gap. Nature 488, 34–35 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/488034a

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