Lepidoptera in Cretaceous Amber

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Science  23 Jan 1970:
Vol. 167, Issue 3917, pp. 379-380
DOI: 10.1126/science.167.3917.379


The discovery of the head capsule of a lepidopterous larva in Canadian amber of the Cretaceous period is the first fossil evidence of Lepidoptera before the Tertiary period.

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