Scientists from this museum, the University of Maryland, and the College of Life Sciences at Capital Normal University, Beijing have discovered an insect species with wings that mimic those of an ancient tree similar to a ginko.     Click the image for the full story along with an artistic rendering of the insect and photos of the fossil.     Image Caption and Credit: The modern ginko tree (Ginko biloba). Photographer: Aomorikuma.

Scientists from this museum, the University of Maryland, and the College of Life Sciences at Capital Normal University, Beijing have discovered an insect species with wings that mimic those of an ancient tree similar to a ginko. Click the image for the full story along with an artistic rendering of the insect and photos of the fossil. Image Caption and Credit: The modern ginko tree (Ginko biloba). Photographer: Aomorikuma.

Maidenhair tree  Scientific name:     Ginkgo biloba  Family:   Ginkgoaceae (ginkgo)  Also known as:   Fossil tree

Maidenhair tree Scientific name: Ginkgo biloba Family: Ginkgoaceae (ginkgo) Also known as: Fossil tree

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