Inch Long Flea-Like Relatives Drained Dinosaurs 165 Million Years Ago


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Inch Long Flea-Like Relatives Drained Dinosaurs 165 Million Years Ago[esciencenews.com]May 02, 2012
 
   Found in China, these flea relatives were actually flatter and shaped more like bedbugs. Officially dubbed Pseudopulex jurassicus these bugs were larger than an inch with proboscis more like hypodermic needles. They were also equiped with claws that allowed them to grab onto dinosaur scales and hold on, so as to feed, just like their modern-day counterparts.
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