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re:a new guy in town
the Arachnids date back to the Carboniferous, I suspect in the
Mississipian, about 325mya. That's the only date I found. I can try to
scratch up the ref. if you'd like, or somebody else may have one.
Preparator,Dept. of Earth Sciences
Pacific Lutheran University
On Mon, 19 Jun 1995, John Bauer wrote:
> Being a complete novice, I had no ides a that insects were represented in the
> fossil record.
> Could you enlighten me as to how old the arachnids are?