Cretaceous Larva Insect Fossil

Insect Larva

Insect Order Incertae sedis

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

Size: Insect fossil is 23 mm long on 90 by 50 mm shale

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

Fossil Code: SI026

Price: Sold


Liaoning 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. The insect of this larval stage in uncertain.

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