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Evolution : velvet worm biogeography.

Smith, M.R. (2016) 'Evolution : velvet worm biogeography.', Current biology., 26 (19). R882-R884.


The present-day distribution of velvet worms corresponds neatly to the ancient supercontinent Gondwana — except for a puzzling outpost in southeast Asia. Jaw-dropping new fossil material now establishes when and how peripatid onychophorans reached this isolated spot.

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Date accepted:26 July 2016
Date deposited:26 July 2016
Date of first online publication:10 October 2016
Date first made open access:10 October 2017

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