Scientists found in amber poisonous cockroaches that lived with the dinosaurs.
The oldest known instance of a cockroach, presumably lived in the era of the dinosaurs, 130 million years ago, was discovered in a piece of amber from Lebanon. While scientists believe that the insect was poisonous.
Roach was described in the journal Cretaceous Research.
“This ancient cockroach is considered poisonous, because of the markings on his skin. It has been preserved in Lebanese amber, and lived 130 million years ago,” – said in the message.
In comparison with the living insect was found, the instance is smaller in size, but color with well-developed wings, is noted in the message.
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