Age of Acarina
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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