Grasshopper, insect

An amazingly well-preserved grasshopper wing, 13.9mm long.

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Common name

Grasshopper, insect

Type

Arthropods > Insects


Strata

Purbeck Beds, Lower

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

140 million years

Where found

Boncombe Hill road cutting

Found by

Ed Jarzembowski

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.14711