Journal articleExplaining the taxonomic richness of the insects, comprising over half of all described species, is a major challenge in evolutionary biology. Previously, several evolutionary novelties (key innovations) have been posited to contribute to that richness, including the insect bauplan, wings, wing folding and complete metamorphosis, but evidence over their relative...
Nicholson, David B ; Ross, Andrew ; Mayhew, P. J.
Conference paper (unpublished)
Nicholson, D.B ; Ross, Andrew ; Mayhew, P. J.