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Contact: David Bricker
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Indiana University

Leefructus mirus

Caption: This 125 million-year-old fossil of a eudicot is the earliest, most complete to date. It was named Leefructus mirus by a group of scientists that includes IU Bloomington biologist David Dilcher.

Credit: Zhiduan Chen

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