Eye-opening discovery: 54 million year old fossil flies yield new insight into the evolution of sight  The Conversation AU

Fossil flies from what is now Denmark reveal some striking similarities between insect eyes 54 million years ago, and our own vision today.

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Fossil flies from what is now Denmark reveal some striking similarities between insect eyes 54 million years ago, and our own vision today.Fossil flies from what is now Denmark reveal some striking similarities between insect eyes 54 million years ago, and our own vision today.

Eye-opening discovery: 54 million year old fossil flies yield new insight into the evolution of sight

Eye-opening discovery: 54 million year old fossil flies yield new insight into the evolution of sight

Around 54 million years ago, in the early Eocene, there lived a tiny crane fly. It may not have been a particularly remarkable crane fly while it was alive, but after it died, geological processes turned it into something magnificent: a fossil so bAround 54 million years ago, in the early Eocene, there lived a tiny crane fly. It may not have been a particularly remarkable crane fly while it was alive, but after it died, geological processes turned it into something magnificent: a fossil so bri

Incredible Fossil Fly Eyes Are Changing What We Know About Insect Eye Pigment

The crane fly fossils upend theories about the structure of the most common visual organ in the animal kingdom.The crane fly fossils upend theories about the structure of the most common visual organ in the animal kingdom.

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