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(Science: zoology) An order of wingless hexapod insects which have setiform caudal appendages, either bent beneath the body to form a spring, or projecting as bristles. It comprises the Cinura, or bristletails, and the Collembola, or springtails. Called also Thysanoura. See lepisma, and podura.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Fringe _ tail.

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... - genes like a hox within Arthropoda undergo serieos evolution, and within insects too, or segmentation - is strongly evolved betveen level of thysanura and beetls or hemenoptera. So I prefer do my master work on similar subject. Until now I have find three plases: Edinburg: http://web.bio.ed.ac.uk/research/institutes/evolution/ ...

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by Locus
Sat Jan 13, 2007 3:25 pm
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... 5. How are antennae used? Ans:These are sense organs. Chemoreception. 6. How many pairs of wings do most insects have? Ans:2. Some inects of Order Thysanura, collembola, diplura and protura are apterus i.e wing less. 7. Where do you find an insect's reproductive organs? Ans:At the ventral side ...

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by sachin
Mon Dec 18, 2006 5:07 pm
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