Image of the Day: Scorpionfly Fossils
Image of the Day: Scorpionfly Fossils
A piece of ancient amber found in a small Burmese village holds preserved remains that indicate this family of insects survived longer than the Early Cretaceous, as previously believed.
Image of the Day: Scorpionfly Fossils
Image of the Day: Scorpionfly Fossils

A piece of ancient amber found in a small Burmese village holds preserved remains that indicate this family of insects survived longer than the Early Cretaceous, as previously believed.

A piece of ancient amber found in a small Burmese village holds preserved remains that indicate this family of insects survived longer than the Early Cretaceous, as previously believed.

Early Cretaceous
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Prehistoric Pollen
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