Paleontologists announced that they founs a new fossil family of animals in Brazil.  Called Coxoplepectoptera, these insects have also come to be called the Frankenstein Insect because, like the legendary literary creature created from various body parts, its body is a conglomerate of several other insects.  It had the wings and middle body of a dragonfly, the tail end of a mayfly (which has been acknowledged as its nearest living relative), and the head and front legs of a praying mantis.  This variety of body parts may mean it was the ancestral beast that spawned all of those species, but the jury is still out on that point.  One specimen preserved in amber reveals striking details of the fantastic jumble of its parts. (See below)