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To find out more about prehistoric insects, and the scientists who study them, check out these links:

Biggest Prehistoric Cockroach On Record
Cockroaches are Everywhere

High Oxygen Levels Spawn Monster Dragonflies
Meganeura - Giant Dragonfly - video

Sea Scorpions-No Terror of the Ancient Seas?

insect flight
The Physics of...Insect Flight
The Evolution of Flight
Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Insect flight
Physics of Flying Keeps Insects as Busy as Bee While in the Air

megarachne note: after my book was published, it was discovered that what was thought to be the giant spider megarachne was really just fossilized parts of sea scorpions
The True Identity of the Supposed Giant Fossil Spider Megarachne
Megarachne The Giant Spider that Wasn't

millipedes and centipedes
They've got legs...they know how to use them...
Centipedes, Millipedes & Pill Bugs
Giant Millipede Tracks

Conrad Labandeira, Curator of Paleoentomology
Conrad Labandeira, article
Mimi Koehl, U.C. Berkeley, Department of Integrative Biology
Jon Harrison, Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University
Jarmila Kukalova-Peck, Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Carleton University

A Guide to the Orders of Trilobites
Discovery of the World's Biggest Trilobite