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Saturday, 23 August 2008

Unknown insect is discovered via eBay

A former Weymouth Grammar School pupil has discovered a previously unknown species of aphid after buying a Jurassic Park-style fossilised insect on eBay.

Dr Richard Harrington, who is a scientist and vice-president of the Royal Entomological Society, bought the tiny fossil from a man in Lithuania for £20 using the online auction site.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo saturday 23rd August 2008

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