Who can ID a bug...?

John Sloan jsloan at telusplanet.net
Thu Mar 7 22:37:13 EST 2002

"John Sloan" <jsloan at telusplanet.net> wrote in message
news:_7Wh8.2803$uV.167231 at news2.telusplanet.net...
> "Larry" <larflu at attbi.com> wrote in message
> news:3C85AAAB.D8886E02 at attbi.com...
> >
> >
> > John Sloan wrote:
> >
> > > This page refers to the silverfish and firebrats as "insects," but
> aren't
> > > they now classified as something other than insects?
> >
> > Everthing I have ever seen on them refers to them under
> > Insecta..thysanura
> I have a memory from the mid 70s where my professor in one of my entomolgy
> classes mentioned that they'd been reclassified.  I'll have to do some
> research, starting with your suggestion.

Later ....

You're right.  They're insects.  It was probably Collembula my professor was
talking about.

John Sloan


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