‘Old murderer’ bug died 50 million years ago, fossilized with its penis intact

The broken parts of a tiny Cretaceous insect’s minuscule genitals were recently put back together after spending more than a decade apart.  Researchers have described a new species of assassin bug from a remarkably well-preserved fossil dating to around 50 million years ago. At the time of the fossil’s discovery in Colorado in 2006, it […]