froghopper froghopper

Definition(s):

  • (n) a variety of spittlebug

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  1. Scientists Have Found The Oldest Fossil Record Of Insect Sex

    One sexual position has been good enough for the froghopper for 165 million years. Scientists have discovered the oldest fossil record of insect copulation.
    on November 8, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. Insect Sex: Froghopper Fossil Unearthed In China Shows Prehistoric Bugs Mating (PHOTO)

    About 165 million years ago — Bam! — froghoppers' mating session was interrupted by a volcanic eruption. Now, scientists have unearthed a fossil in China that shows the two creatures immortalized in the act.
    on November 7, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  3. Fossil Captures Ancient Insects Having Sex

    About 165 million years ago — Bam! — froghoppers' mating session was interrupted by a volcanic eruption. Now, scientists have unearthed a fossil in China that shows the two creatures immortalized in the act. Fossils of insects copulating — usually trapped in amber — are fairly rare, with only about 40 found around the world known to date, said study co-author Chung Kun Shih, a visiting professor ...
    on November 7, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

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