Locust fossil

Locust fossil

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Credit: DIRK WIERSMA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Locust fossil. Fossil of an Pycnophlebia sp. locust (order Orthoptera), dating from the Late Jurassic period (around 155 to 145 million years ago). This specimen is from Jurassic sediments at Solnhofen, Bavaria, Germany, and measures about 60 mm long.

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