Thysanura — Overview

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Introduction

Under bark, litter, caves, ant nests, deserts, etc. Omnivorous. 4 Families (3 in North America), 370 Species (in North America)

  Oligocene to Recent. Lepidotrichidae more widespread in early deposits than currently. 

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