The fossil record of diplurans is sparse; there is an apparent Dipluran from the Carboniferous.
Derivation of name: diploos - double, oura - tail, referring to the two prominent cerci.
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Tree of Life Web Project.1995. Diplura. Version 01 January 1995 (temporary).http://dev.tolweb.org/Diplura/8204/1995.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/
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