Fossilized insect wing gives clues about Labrador's biodiversity during the Cretaceous

February 22, 2020 - General

A fossilised insect wing discovered in an abandoned mine in Labrador has led palaeontologists from McGill University and the University of Gdansk to identify a new hairy cicada species that lived around 100 million years ago.

Maculaferrum blaisi is the first hemipteran insect (true bug) to be discovered at the Redmond Formation,
a fossil site from the Cretaceous period near Schefferville, Labrador
[Credit: Alexandre V….

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Source: archeo

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *