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Protura
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Protura

The Protura are an order of hexapod animals. They are sometimes called coneheads

They were once thought to be insects, and sometimes treated as a class in their own right.

There is some evidence that the Protura are basal to all other hexapods, although the hexapods may be polyphyletic.


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