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Monura
Temporal range: Late Carboniferous–Permian
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"Scientific classification
Kingdom: "Animalia
Phylum: "Arthropoda
Class: "Insecta
Subclass: "Apterygota
Order: Monura

Monura is an extinct order of wingless insects in the subclass "Apterygota. They resembled their modern relatives, the "bristletails, and had a single lengthy filament projecting from the end of the "abdomen. They also had a pair of leg-like "cerci and some non-ambulatory abdominal appendages. The largest specimens reached 30 millimetres (1.2 in) or more, not counting the length of the filament.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Hoell, H.V., Doyen, J.T. & Purcell, A.H. (1998). Introduction to Insect Biology and Diversity, 2nd ed. Oxford University Press. p. 321. "ISBN "0-19-510033-6. 
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