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Blue Jay
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Message 439 of 1263 (776737)
01-19-2016 11:16 AM
Reply to: Message 434 by Tanypteryx
12-31-2015 5:27 PM

Tanypteryx writes:

Ok, I see it, but it looks like it has 6 wings. Cool!

That's just a perspective issue, I think: the back wings are spread further than the front wings. I assume that's supposed to be Meganeura.

However, the Paleodictyoptera were a group of Paleozoic insects that had a pair of lobes that looked like a third pair of "proto-wings": really cool!

Edited by Admin, : Fix italics.

-Blue Jay, Ph.D.*

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