(5964) CARPENTER, F.M., 1971. Adaptations among Paleozoic insects. Proc. N. Am. paleontol. Convention 1969(1): 1236-1251. — (Mus. Comp. Zool., Harvard Univ. Cambridge, Mass. 02138, USA). Some examples of adaptive modifications that have been found in Upper Carboniferous and Permian insects are reviewed. As far as the Protodonate and Odon. are concerned, references are made to the ovipositor, legs and venation.