An opal discovered in Indonesia exhibits a rare inclusion: a preserved insect embedded within.
By Dominic Anthony Evangelista, Ph.D. and Manpreet Kohli Cockroaches are not 300 million years old. They might not even be 200 million years old. In fact, the oldest cockroaches known […]
As far as insect reputations goes, termites are typically known as pests. They get little of the adulation heaped on their pollinator cousins. But a new discovery of a fossilized […]
Beetles may play a more important role in pollinating orchids than originally thought, based on a new beetle trapped in amber 20 million years ago
A new book called Fossil Insects, by Dr. David Penney and James E. Jepson, details the incredible preservation and diversity of fossilized insects from around the world, setting the scene […]