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Earliest Fossil Evidence of Butterflies and Moths, Dating Back 200 Million Years, Found in Germany

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An international group of paleontologists has found the oldest fossilized remains of insects from the order Lepidoptera known to date. The fossils, mostly wing scales, are more than 70 million years older than the oldest fossils of flowering plants, and they shed new light on the so-far presumed co-evolution between flowering plants and pollinating insects. [...]

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