Wilton Astudillo posted an update in the group Animal 3 weeks, 2 days ago
A Very Rare Insect, The Giant Lacewing, Or Polystoechotes Punctata, Of The Jurassic Era, Has Been Spotted For The First Time Since It Vanished In The 1950s From E. North America. The Bug, Found In 2012 At An Arkansas Walmart, Was Identified In 2022. Factors Like Pollution & Artificial Light Are Said To Have Caused Its Disappearance.Rare giant Jurassic-era insect was spotted at an Arkansas Walmart | CNNhttps://www.cnn.com/2023/03/03/world/giant-lacewing-jurassic-discovery-scn/index.html#:~:text=Giant%20flying%20insect%20found%20on,to%20be%20Jurassic%2Dera%20find&text=The%20giant%20lacewing%2C%20or%20Polystoechotes,been%20rediscovered%20in%20Fayetteville%2C%20Arkansas.A winged insect found on the side of a big-box store has been identified as the rare Jurassic-era giant lacewing. While the insect used to be widespread in eastern North America, this sighting is the first one since the 1950s.