Re: Insect origin

Glenn Morton (
Tue, 11 Feb 1997 05:55:14 -0600

At 08:44 PM 2/10/97 -0800, Jason A. Alley wrote:
>I am the moderator for Biola University's "Origins Forum," a folder on
>Biola's network that houses the discussion of the origin of life. A
>student asked my if I could explain, from an evolutionary point of
>view, the origin of the Insects. I looked it up in my Zoology book,
>and all it said was that there is evidence that the insects were
>present on land long before the Amphibians were. Is there anyone who
>can clarify where they came from?

You might start by looking up the following.

James H.
Marden and Melissa G. Kramer, "Locomotor performance of insects
with rudimentary wings",Nature, Sept. 28, 1995, p. 332.


Foundation, Fall and Flood