Help support TMP


"New Fossil Discovery Pushes Back Evidence of..." Topic


1 Post

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Prehistoric Message Board


Areas of Interest

Ancients

Featured Hobby News Article


270 hits since 30 Nov 2019
©1994-2019 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2019 2:04 p.m. PST

… Insect Pollination to a Time When Pterodactyls Still Roamed the Skies.

"A new study co-led by researchers in the U.S. and China has pushed back the first-known physical evidence of insect flower pollination to 99 million years ago, during the mid-Cretaceous period.

The revelation is based upon a tumbling flower beetle with pollen on its legs discovered preserved in amber deep inside a mine in northern Myanmar. The fossil comes from the same amber deposit as the first ammonite discovered in amber, which was reported by the same research group earlier this year…"
Main page
link


Amicalement
Armand

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.