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Publications [#231575] of Gregory A. Wray

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  1. F├ędrigo, O; Wray, GA, Developmental evolution: how beetles evolved their shields., Current Biology : Cb, vol. 20 no. 2 (January, 2010), pp. R64-R66 [20129042], [doi]
    (last updated on 2019/12/08)

    Beetle forewings are modified into hardened structures called elytra. A recent study indicates that the evolution of elytra involved co-opting genes for exoskeleton formation into the wing development gene network of beetles on at least three separate occasions.

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