Age of Acarina

Bill Shear wshear at EMAIL.HSC.EDU
Tue Apr 10 11:20:17 CDT 2001

>As Bill Shear stated, while the age of oldest known Acariform fossil
>goes back to Devonian (ca. 380 mya)

The age of Rhynie is now thought to be about 400-405 mya.


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