Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: Although it lived roughly 65 million years before the earliest known occurrence of figs, the fossil wasp's ovipositor closely resembles those of today's fig wasps.
Credit: Nathan Barling and Sam Heads
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