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Diplurans
Temporal range: Upper Carboniferous
to present
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Diplura

The Diplura are a biological order. It is one of the four groups of hexapods, with insects, springtails and Protura.

The Dipleura are sometimes called "two-pronged bristletails". About 800 species have been described, of which around 70 occur in North America, 12 in Great Britain and two in Australia.


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