Puzzler Number 5

Fossil insect from northeastern Brazil.
Fossil insect from Brazil

This is a fossil insect. It was found in northeastern Brazil. It is many millions of years old (and is a species of an extinct group of grasshoppers). What other group of animals were alive when this insect died? Yes, those animals are mostly extinct today as well (although one group still has roughly 10,000 species alive today).

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