Gerarus

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Gerarus
Temporal range: Carboniferous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Superorder: Archaeorthoptera
Order: incertae sedis
Family: Geraridae
Genus: Gerarus
Scudder, 1885

Gerarus is one of the most abundant genera of Carboniferous insects.[1] They had a wingspan of up to 10 centimetres (4 in), and an inflated thorax armed with sharp spines up to 1 millimetre (0.04 in) long.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Christopher Taylor (May 13, 2009). "All About Gerarus". Catalogue of Organisms. Retrieved March 26, 2010.