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Re: bauplan convergence



In a message dated 6/14/00 5:19:52 PM EST, NJPharris@aol.com writes:

<< Insect wings appear to be derived from the gill branches of their walking 
 legs.  Arachnids had already lost the gill branches from their walking legs 
 before coming onto land, leaving them without suitable "sails" to develop 
 into wings. >>

Hey, that's good. Does it for me.