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Temporal range: Late Carboniferous–Recent
Giant Honey Bee Apis dorsata on Tribulus terrestris (order Hymenoptera)
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cless: Insecta
(unranked): Dicondylia
Subcless: Pterygota
Lang, 1888
Superorder: Exopterygota
Superorder: Endopterygota

The Pterygota are a subcless o insects that includes the weenged insects. It an aa includes insect orders that are seicontarily weengless (that is, insect groups whase auncestors ance haed wings but that hae lost them as a result o subsequent evolution).[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Vincent H. Resh; Ring T. Cardé (4 Apryle 2003). Encyclopedia of Insects. Academic Press. p. 64. ISBN 978-0-08-054605-6.