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Acerantomon doderoi.jpg
Acerentomon doderoi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Entognatha
Order: Protura
Silvestri, 1907

The Protura, or proturans, and sometimes nicknamed coneheads are an order of hexapod animals previously regarded as insects, and sometimes treated as a class in their own right. There is some evidence that the Protura are basal to all other hexapods, although hexapods are increasingly thought to be polyphyletic.