Experts are examining the fossil of an ancient beetle that has been well preserved. The beetle was part of the Histeridae family of beetles. These beetles are still alive and well on earth as there are over 4,000 species still in existence.

 

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Scientist unravels the mysteries of a beetle that lived a million centuries ago

“For a beetle taxonomist and for the entomological community as a whole, this is an exciting discovery,” said Michael Caterino, the director of the Clemson University Arthropod Collection. “This is an extraordinary 99 million-year-old fossil in Burmese …

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