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An Old World Cockroach Species May Have Originated In North America
2014-01-06 08:41:55

Ectobius is the genus name for a cockroach that inhabits a large portion of northernmost Europe to southernmost Africa. Fossils of the Ectobius dating back 44 million years found in Europe had entomologists believing the species originated in the Old World.

Image 1 - Ancient Crickets Hint At The Origins Of Insect Hearing
2012-01-04 04:53:04

How did insects get their hearing? A new study of 50 million year-old cricket and katydid fossils — sporting some of the best preserved fossil insect ears described to date— help trace the evolution of the insect ear.


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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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