Triassic
Fossilized Beetle Is Earliest Evidence of Insect Pollinator
Fossilized Beetle Is Earliest Evidence of Insect Pollinator
Abby Olena | Aug 16, 2018
A 99-million-year-old beetle preserved in amber alongside grains of pollen likely pollinated prehistoric plants.
Image of the Day: Ancient Moth Wings
Image of the Day: Ancient Moth Wings
The Scientist Staff | Jan 12, 2018
The 200-million-year-old fossils, the earliest found of lepidopterans, show characteristics of extant moths.
Image of the Day: Sea Dinosaur 
Image of the Day: Sea Dinosaur 
The Scientist Staff | Dec 15, 2017
Palaeontologists have discovered the oldest fossil evidence to date for small, stiff-necked, sea-dwelling reptiles.