Island insects abandon the ability to fly, and Darwin knew why

Washington DC (UPI) Dec 10, 2020
Though a majority of the world’s insects regularly take to the air, a sizable minority have given up the ability. On the small islands found halfway between Antarctica and Australia, nearly all of the insects have abandoned flight. Like some many evolutionary phenomena, Charles Darwin had a theory for why insects eventually forgo flight. New research, published this week in the j
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