Oldest fossil bee discovered in Burma

Oldest fossil bee discovered in Burma - The Irrawaddy, October 27, 2006
The discovery of the oldest bee fossil in Burma supports the theory that bees evolved from wasps, scientists reported today. A 3mm specimen, Melittosphex burmensis, which was found in a mine in the Hukawng Valley of Burma and preserved in amber for the past hundred million years, is the oldest bee fossil ever discovered...
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