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Beetles pollinated orchids millions of year ago, fossil evidence shows

However, certain beetles are known to pollinate plants as well, and new fossil evidence indicates that they were doing so 20 million years ago ... in pollinating orchids than originally thought, and that they have been doing so for some 20 million years ... read more

Ancient Beetles Pollinated Orchids 20 Million Years Ago

Certain beetles are known to pollinate plants. New fossil evidence from Mexican and Dominican fossilized amber indicates that they were doing so 20 million years ago ... orchids than originally thought, and that they have been doing so for some 20 million ... read more

Beetles pollinate plants millions of year ago: study

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Like bees and butterflies, certain beetles pollinate plants as ... important role in pollinating orchids than originally thought, and that they have been doing so for some 20 million years," Poinar said in a statement. read more

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Pollination isn't just for bees and butterflies: Fossils reveal BEETLES have helped spread pollen grains for 45 million years

Beetles that lived up to 45 million years ago have been found preserved in ... ‘Beetles may play a more important role in pollinating orchids than originally thought, and they have been doing so for some 20 million years.’ While it was previously ... read more

Scientists discover orchid fossil trapped in amber dating back at least 45 million years

The finding shatters the previous record for an orchid fossil found in Dominican amber about 20-30 million years old. The orchid family has some 28,000 species ... including bees, beetles, flies and gnats. The entire pollination unit is known as ... read more

Oldest orchid fossil dating back 45-55 million-years-old discovered!

The new discovery has surpassed the earlier record, set when the last orchid fossil was found dating back 20-30 million-years-old in Dominican amber. The orchid family has some 28,000 ... bees, beetles, flies and gnats. The entire pollination unit is ... read more

Amazing Orchids: Some May be Tricksters, Some May Stink

Dinosaurs disappeared 65 million years ago. The location and shape of ... to which these plants are very sensitive. Some orchids in fact stink, like dung for example, attracting pollinating beetles, like the bog-orchid (Platanthera) of the Rocky Mountains. read more

Oldest orchid fossil identified in Baltic amber

An orchid fossil, trapped in Baltic amber that dates back some 45 million years to 55 million years ago, has been identified ... including bees, beetles, flies and gnats. The entire pollination unit is known as a pollinarium. In a study published in ... read more

Beetles pollinated orchids millions of year ago, fossil evidence shows

However, certain beetles are known to pollinate plants as well, and new fossil evidence indicates that they were doing so 20 million years ago ... in pollinating orchids than originally thought, and that they have been doing so for some 20 million years ... read more

Beetles pollinate plants millions of year ago: study

Like bees and butterflies, certain beetles pollinate ... 20 million years ago. A new study in the U.S. journal American Entomologist, conducted by George Poinar Jr. of the Oregon State University, described two beetles found in fossilized amber with orchid ... read more


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