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Re: Mesozoic birds made insects shrink



On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM, Tim Williams <tijawi@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> T. Yazbeck <tyazbeck@comcast.net> wrote:
>
>> And there weren't many huge insects in the Mesozoic, either. In fact, I 
>> wonder if there are more now than back then.
>
> Really?  The Titanoptera (wingspan up to around 40 cm) might disagree
> with you here.

To say nothing of the giant parasite(?) Saurodectes (1.7cm long).

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T. Michael Keesey
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