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A Dragonfly Fossil was Discovered, which Once Roamed with Dinosaurs in Jurassic Era

Cymatophlebia longialata, the dragonfly Fossil found in Jurassic age
A Dragonfly Fossil was Discovered, which Once Roamed with Dinosaurs in Jurassic Era
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When you think of fossils, you probably think of dinosaurs, but several other extinct animals have been discovered fossilized. Cymatophlebia longialata, the dragonfly that produced this incredibly detailed fossil, lived alongside dinosaurs during the Jurassic period, 200 to 145 million years ago.

A Dragonfly Fossil was Discovered, which Once Roamed with Dinosaurs in Jurassic Era
Cymatophlebia longialata, the dragonfly Fossil of Jurassic age
Natural History Museum London

According to research, the first dinausaurs appeared around 230 million years ago, during the Triassic Period. and studies have revealed that the dinosaurs emerged from reptiles, with Plateosaurus being one of the first massive herbivorous dinosaurs discovered.

A Dragonfly Fossil was Discovered, which Once Roamed with Dinosaurs in Jurassic Era
Plateosaurus Fossil / wikipedia

Dinosaurs ruled the World for approximately 165 million years before going extinct 65 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous Period.

A Dragonfly Fossil was Discovered, which Once Roamed with Dinosaurs in Jurassic Era
T-Rex Fossil / globaltrademag.com

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