Wasp wing, fossil specimen

Wasp wing, fossil specimen

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Credit: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Wasp wing. Specimen of a fossilised Sphecidae digger wasp wing preserved in rock. This specimen is around 130 million years old. It was found in Surrey, England, in rocks dating from the Cretaceous.

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