Insect Tree (IMAGE) California Academy of Sciences Caption More than 100 international scientists contributed the landmark evolutionary study. The enormous molecular dataset included 144 carefully chosen insect species, and reconstructs the insect tree of life. Credit 1KITE (1K Insect Transcriptome Evolution) Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.