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Insect Fossil

UNEARTHED: World's Most Ancient Leaf Look-Alike

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 03.20.2014 | Science

The oldest-known stick insect to mimic a plant has been unearthed in China. The newly discovered species — an extinct, distant relative of living...

Blood-Engorged Bug Is Fossil First

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 10.15.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — In a steamy tropical forest 46 million years ago, a prehistoric mosquito bit a critter, drew blood and was blown int...