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Early adaptations of true flies (Diptera) to moist and aquatic continental environments

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Insect colonization of continental aquatic ecosystems and their immediate surroundings was paramount for the establishment of complex trophic nets and organic-matter recycling in those environments. True flies and other insects such as mayflies developed crucial ecological roles in early continental aquatic ecosystems, as early as the Triassic. However, the mode and tempo of these processes remain poorly known, partly due to a critical fossil record gap before the Middle Triassic. Here we ...

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10.1002/spp2.1472

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University of Oxford
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GLAM
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Natural History Museum
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Wiley
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Volume:
8
Issue:
6
Article number:
e1472
Publication date:
2022-12-25
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2022-08-04
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2056-2802
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2056-2799
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1318094
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2023-01-17

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