Feast your eyes on this 50-million-year-old assassin bug and its exquisite genitalia

A fossilized big found in Colorado, which represents a new genus and species of predatory insects known as assassin bugs. Researchers named the new species, Aphelicophontes danjuddi. (Image courtesy Palaeontological Association/) A 50-million-year-old assassin bug offers a rare peek at reproductive structures that aren’t usually visible in fossilized insects. The “extraordinarily well-preserved” male genitalia of […]