how do we explain immense diversification of insects?? Please refer to the screenshot given below isme second pt. Clear nahi hai please help me to understand that...:

1)  How do we explain this enormous diversification of insect.

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Please refer the solution below for the said query

The species richness (diversification) of insects has been enhanced by their relative age i.e compared to other group of animals like mammals. This means that insects have evolved very earlier than higher organisms on earth i.e they are evolutionarily very old group of animals on earth. This has provided them large time period i.e from their origin to present for diversification to take place. 

In contrast animals like mammals are evolutionarily younger and relatively had less time for diversification.

Hope this information clears your doubt about the topic.


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