Image of the Day: Creepy Crawlers

Scientists discover the alien-like Aethiocarenus burmanicus, a 100 million-year old insect with a triangular head and bulging eyes.

The Scientist Staff
Jan 29, 2017

GEORGE POINAR, OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

(See G. Poinar & A. Brown, “An exotic insect Aethiocarenus burmanicus gen. et sp. nov. (Aethiocarenodea ord. nov., Aethiocarenidae fam. nov.) from mid-Cretaceous Myanmar amber.” Cretaceous Research doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2016.12.011, 2017)

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