Indiana University paleobotanist plays role in discovery of ‘Jurassic butterflies’

IU paleobotanist David Dilcher is a co-author on a study out today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society: B that identifies a Jurassic age insect whose behavior and appearance closely mimic a butterfly – but whose emergence on Earth predates the butterfly by about 40 million years.

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