BARKLOUSE

25 million years

Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

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We have countless fossil specimens belonging to thousands of insect species, all of which fossils show that they have had the same characteristics since they first came into being and never evolved. One of these fossils is a 25-million-year-old amber chunk showing that barklice have been the same for millions of years.

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