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Jurassic Moths on Conifer Plant

Drawing of yellow katydid and sawfly insects getting dusted with pollen as they feed on the purple cones of a conifer plant.

Depiction of Jurassic insects, including katydid (Hagloidea) and sawfly (Tenthredinidae). The insects are getting dusted with pollen while they feed on the cones of a conifer plant. At their next feeding stop, they may spread pollen to other conifer cones. Depiction by Mary Parrish, Smithsonian.

Topics: Precious Pollinators
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