Fine Cretaceous Leafhopper Insect Fossil

Leafhopper Insect Fossil

Class Insecta, Order Hemiptera, Family Cicadellidae

Geological Time: Early Cretaceous (~128 m.y.a.)

Size: Insect fossil is 13 mm long on 50 mm wide shale

Fossil Site: Yixian Formation, Huangbangi Valley, Beipiao, Liaoning Province of China

Fossil Code: SI036

Price: Sold


Cicadellidae FossilLiaoning Province in northeast China has remained one of the hottest paleontology study sites on earth the past two decades. Liaoning is perhaps most famous for discoveries of feathered dinosaurs. From feathered dinosaurs to birds to reptiles with color patterns, the fine lake silts of Liaoning preserved the most intricate of life from more than 100 million years ago. Relatively hard to preserve insects are well represented in the diverse Liaoning biota. This insect fossil from the age of dinosaurs exhibits many fine details.

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Cretaceous Leafhopper Insect Fossil
Cretaceous Leafhopper Insect Fossil

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