It’s interesting how, in the quote below, the researcher says that you have the same orders of insects throughout history, but where are the transitional forms leading up to these different kinds of insects.
“And then you have to observe it very carefully, and sometimes hours, and sometimes days, weeks, months pass before you finally find the perfect situation in order to come to a final conclusion as to its identity. Usually, we can find some order, extent order to put these insects in, these ancient insects from the Mid-Cretaceous, but in this case, we couldn’t. There’s about 35 extent insect orders and the cover everything, in general, very well. And so to find something that doesn’t fit in there, is a rare occasion, a rare event, something that I was really overjoyed with.”