The Evolution Deceit

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Fossil Specimens of Insects (1/2)

 

Ant

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

Evolutionists claim that ants evolved from wild bees some 80 million years ago; that they suddenly began socializing, supposedly "of their own will," 65 to 40 million years ago; and that they represent the highest rung of insect evolution.

If these claims were true, then the 50-million-year-old ant in the photograph should be markedly different from present-day ants, and there should be some very odd-looking creature somewhere between the ants we know and another insect. Or else many of their organs should either be missing or half-formed. Yet there is no difference between this ant in amber and present-day ants—which invalidates evolutionists' claims.

Jumping Spider

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

The distinguishing feature of jumping spiders is that instead of spinning a web and waiting for their prey, they leap to capture it. So perfect are these spiders' ability that they can leap and catch an insect flying in the air half a meter away. The spider is able to make these astonishing leaps thanks to its eight legs that function according to hydraulic principles.

All jumping spiders have possessed this astonishing ability ever since the first day of their existence. None could acquire it gradually, but all were created in full possession of it. The 50-million-year-old jumping spider in the picture, identical to present-day specimens, is proof of this.

 

Butterfly Larva

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

When butterfly larvae, known as caterpillars, hatch from the egg, their first food is the egg case they emerged from. The larval stage varies from species to species. All butterflies, and their larvae, have shared the same characteristics throughout history. The 50-million-year-old butterfly larva in the picture, identical to larvae alive today, confirms this fact.

Bristletails

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

These insects, members of the sub-order Archaeognatha of the order Thysanura (bristletails), generally inhabit rocky areas. They have survived for millions of years without changing any of their features.

Every new fossil discovery only increases the predicament in which Darwinists find themselves—and also reveal, yet again, that Creation is an evident truth. Countless life forms such as the Archaeognatha refute the theory of evolution and testify that they were created.

 

Only the two insects on the sides are ants, the one in the middle being a jumping spider, which has one more pair of legs than ants.

Jumping Spider

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

Some species of jumping spider are at the same time masters of camouflage. The Myrmarachne species of jumping spider, for instance, imitates ants—and not only their appearance, but also their behavior. The spider, having two more legs than an ant's six, raises its two front legs in such a way as to resemble antennae, thus mimicking the ant's six-legged appearance.
But how did this spider compare its own appearance to that of ants? And with what intelligence did it work out how to minimize the differences between the two species?

Moreover, spiders that lived millions of years ago possessed exactly the same ability. It is impossible for Darwinists to account for this in terms of any evolutionary mechanism. No doubt that, like all other living things, spiders act under the inspiration of God and use the characteristics and abilities that He bestowed on them.

Jumping Spider

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

With their appearances, structures, abilities and organs, all jumping spider species have been exactly the same since the day they first came into existence. Not a single fossil specimen indicates that jumping spiders assumed their present status by going through a large number of different stages. Instead, countless fossils showing that they have remained the same for millions of years. One of these is the 50-million-year-old jumping spider preserved in amber in this photograph.

 

Fly

Orb Weaver Spider

Orb Weaver Spider and Fly

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

These spiders, members of the family Araneidae, have white spots on their backs. Another important feature of theirs is that they weave round webs. The spider and the fly here preserved in amber are 50 million years old. With their structures that have remained unchanged for tens of millions of years, these creatures defy the theory of evolution.

Ground Spider

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

The fossil spider pictured, a member of the family Gnaphosidae, is 50 million years old. There is no difference between it and specimens alive today. This lack of difference cannot be explained with Darwinian logic. If that Darwinian thesis were valid, then over the last 50 million years, the arachnids in question should have changed into very different life forms. Yet no such transformation occurred. Neither could it have, because no evolutionary process among living things ever took place.

 

Barklouse

Age: 100 million years
Period: Cretaceous
Location: Myanmar

Barklice belong to the order Psocoptera. The earliest known fossils date back to the Permian Period (290 to 248 million years ago). The bark louse pictured lived 100 million years earlier, in the Cretaceous Period (144 to 65 million years ago). With their wings, eyes and other organs, barklice have remained unchanged for hundreds of millions of years and invalidate scenarios stemming from evolutionists' imaginations.

Wasp

Age: 100 million years
Period: Cretaceous
Location: Myanmar

Despite all their expectations and endeavors, Darwinists have been unable to obtain the evidence they hoped for from the fossil records. Every specimen unearthed reveals that living things have never changed throughout their time on Earth, and no evolutionary transition between living species has been observed.

David M. Raup, former president of the Chicago Museum of Natural History Geology Department, expresses this fact as follows:

"[Darwin] was embarrassed by the fossil record. . . . Well, we are now about 120 years after Darwin and the knowledge of the fossil record has been greatly expanded. We now have a quarter of a million fossil species but the situation hasn't changed much. The record of evolution is still surprisingly jerky . . ." (David M. Raup, "Conflicts between Darwin and Paleontology," Field Museum of Natural History Bulletin, Vol. 50, no. 1, January 1979, p. 25)

 

Gall Midge

Age: 100 million years
Period: Cretaceous
Location: Myanmar

With their superior flight techniques and eye structure, flies represent a major dilemma for evolutionists. It is impossible to account for such complex structures as wings and eyes in terms of gradual formation. No fossil fly with only partly developed wings has so far been encountered. All fossil flies are complete, with fully formed wings, visual systems and other structures.

These findings condemn evolutionists to a profound silence, because they mean that living things did not evolve, but were created by God.

Assassin Bug

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

Insect species belonging to the order Hemiptera include bedbugs, true bugs and other hemipterous insects. The assassin bug pictured is another member of this order. When examined, these modern-day insects can be seen to be identical to this 25-million-year-old fossil.

This completely invalidates the myth of insect evolution. Insects never evolved, as Darwinists maintain. Our Almighty Lord has created all living things in the form of different species. Insects are one of these different forms and, as can be seen in this specimen, have remained unchanged for millions of years.

 

Soft-Bodied Plant Beetle

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

The plant beetle pictured is a member of the family Dascillidae. It is estimated that this family contains 15 genera and some 80 species. The insect pictured possesses exactly the same features as its present-day counterparts, despite being 25 million years old. This example totally does away with the nonsense of "insect evolution" espoused by evolutionists.

Cockroach and Midge

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

These two insects fossilized together in amber have come down to us from 25 million years ago. Close examination shows that the cockroach is identical to its modern-day counterparts. The fossil records show that cockroaches emerged suddenly, without having undergone any form of evolution. The fact that these creatures, which possess highly complex systems and characteristics, came into being without passing through any intermediate stages is one of the proofs of God's Creation.

Despite its being an evolutionist publication, Focus magazine cited cockroaches as an example when it admitted the lethal blow that fossils deal to the theory of evolution:

". . . In theory, various elements of pressure such as changing environmental conditions, hostile species and competition between species should lead to natural selection, the selection of species advantaged by mutation, and for these species to undergo greater change over such a long period of time. YET THE FACTS ARE OTHERWISE. Let us consider cockroaches, for example. These reproduce very quickly and have short life spans, yet they have remained the same for approximately 250 million years.

Archaeobacteria are an even more striking example. These emerged 3.5 billion years ago, when the Earth was still very hot, and are still alive today in the boiling waters in Yellowstone National Park." (Focus magazine, April 2000.)

 

Long-Horned Beetle

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

One of the most important characteristics of these insects, members of the family Cerambycidae, is their antennae, many times longer than their bodies and reminiscent of stag antlers. The antennae of some species living in Asia are known to reach as long as 22 centimeters (8.7 in) in length.

These creatures, fossilized in amber, have come down from millions of years in the past and openly declare the invalidity of the theory of evolution. Today, the fossil record is just about complete; and this fact comes as a terrible disappointment to evolutionist paleontologists. Although countless fossils have been discovered, not a single one constitutes any evidence for Darwinism.

Moreover, the fossils unearthed not only provide no proof of evolution, but they also eliminate the false proofs submitted. In other words, fossil research has revealed a truth far from the expectations of Darwin and the evolutionists who came after him—the fact of Creation.

Two Mealworm Larvae

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

This life form, a member of the family Tenebrionidae (darkling beetles), is actually a kind of larva. The larvae of beetles in this family are agricultural pests, of which the fossil mealworm pictured is one of the best known.

The larva in amber, pictured here, reveals that there is no difference between mealworms that lived 25 million years ago and those living today, and is one of the findings that refute the theory of evolution. It is important proof that living things never evolved, and that all living things, in the form of different species and complex organisms, were created with the same features they have today.

 

Caterpillar

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

Darwin had great hopes for the fossil excavations that would be undertaken in the future. Yet despite the intervening 150 years between his day and the present, none of the intermediate forms he expected has ever been encountered. All fossils unearthed during this time are indications, not of a chaotic process stemming from chance, but of a perfect order that is proof of God's Creation.

Fossils dealt the most severe blow to the theory of evolution. The 25-million-year-old caterpillar in amber is identical to present-day caterpillars and one of the exemplary fossils that invalidates Darwinism.

True Bug

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

Evolutionists claim that all forms of life are descended from one another, and they assume that changes constantly took place among living things. The fact is, however, that such a state of constant change would require countless intermediate forms to have existed. For that reason, the supposed evolutionary development that is hypothesized to have taken place should be visible in the fossil record.

Yet there are no such intermediate forms, and no supposed evolutionary development can be seen in the fossil record. For example, the Encophalid insect in the picture, a member of the order Heteroptera, is exactly the same as those living today. These insects have survived unchanged for 25 million years, meaning that it is impossible to speak of these insects having evolved.

 

Sandhopper

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

Amphipods, reminiscent of wood lice in terms of their general appearance, are represented by two sub-orders. They mainly live in deep seas and fresh water, while some species also live in warm, humid locations on dry land.

One of the most important features of those living by the shore is their very powerful sense of direction.

It is God Who creates, knows and Who at every moment keeps under control the universe, the galaxies with their extraordinary balances, life on Earth, all the known and unknown varieties of living things, their life styles, and human beings—as well as a single enzyme in the DNA possessed by every living thing, a single leaf that falls from just one of all the billions of trees in the world, a single micro-organism on the surface of that leaf, and the organelles in that micro-organism responsible for photosynthesis.

It is certainly an easy for Almighty God to create countless living things, all very different to one another at the time He chooses, and all in a single moment. The 25-million-year-old sandhopper pictured is one of the proofs of God's sublime creation.

 

Pedilid Beetle

Mantis

Fungus Gnat

Mantis, Pedilid Beetle, and Fungus Gnat

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

This piece of amber contains three different insects that were fossilized at the same time, and are all 25 million years old. Like all living things, these insects have exactly the same features as their counterparts of today, proving that evolution is an imaginary process.

All the structures in living things are without doubt marvels of Creation and the work of an incomparable artistry. These works belong to Almighty God, the Creator of all things and Lord of the Worlds. Whenever our Lord wills a thing, He merely commands it to "Be!"

 

Scaly Barklouse

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

Scaly barklice are members of the order Psocoptera. The 25-million-year-old fossil illustrated proves that barklice have been the same throughout the eons, have never evolved, and are not descended from any primitive forerunner. So long as evolutionists insist on ignoring this fact, they will continue looking for non-existent intermediate forms, deceiving people by the use of fraud and spending their entire lives chasing an illusion.

Yet all their endeavors will not alter the fact that living things are the work of Almighty God, and every day, more and more people will stop listening to the myths of Darwinism.

 

Sap Beetle

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

Of those insects belonging to the family Nitidulidae (Coleoptera), only those living on flowers are regarded as pests. The great majority of species feed on pollen and sap.

Coleoptera alive today have exactly the same characteristics as those that lived millions of years ago. This fact, confirmed by fossil discoveries, is an indication that the insects in question did not form in stages, in other words that they did not evolve.

 

Grasshopper

Age: 25 million years
Period: Oligocene
Location: Dominican Republic

During his lifetime, Darwin was aware that the existing fossil findings did not confirm his theory. However, he thought that the number of fossils would increase in the future and that discoveries to support his theory would sooner or later be obtained. Darwinists unconditionally shared his view. However, every new fossil unearthed both refuted Darwin's predictions and also dashed all Darwinists' hopes.

No fossils showing that evolution had taken place were found. Every fossil discovered revealed that Creation was an indisputable fact. One such fossil is the 25-million-year-old grasshopper pictured.

 

Scuttle Fly

Age: 45 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Kaliningrad, Russia

The scuttle fly pictured, which lived 45 million years ago, exhibits exactly the same characteristics as other members of its species living in various parts of the world today. This is one of the most important proofs that evolution never happened.

No doubt it is an easy matter for God to recreate or destroy all the living things on Earth, the universe and the galaxies and more, at the moment of His choosing. This is a most important truth that evolutionists are unable to comprehend.

 

Dance Fly

Age: 45 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Kaliningrad, Russia

Dance flies are another member of the order Diptera, of the family Empididae. This insect fossilized in amber has been preserved together with all its features, and shows no difference between it and its counterparts alive today. Concrete findings like this have revealed that evolution is the product of the imagination, and have completely invalidated the theory.

 

Worker Ant

Age: 45 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Kaliningrad, Russia

The worker ant pictured belongs to the order Hymenoptera, of the family Formicidae. As can clearly be seen, it is no different to worker ants living today.

The truth is plain to see for anyone looking at matters objectively and thinking logically: there is no room for evolution in the latest point reached by science. Darwinists are chasing a dream they have invented in their own minds, and refuse to abandon these wraiths, despite scientific evidence of all kinds.

 

Dancefly

Age: 45 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Kaliningrad, Russia

This photograph shows a dance fly from 45 million years ago, fossilized in amber and discovered in Russia. Like other living species, this insect has survived down to the present day together with all its features. It therefore represents yet another defeat suffered by evolutionists in the face of God's impeccable Creation.

 

Click Beetle

Age: 45 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Russia

Evolution never happened in any period in history, and fossils prove this in the most powerful way. Preserved examples of living things that existed millions of years ago show that they were all marvels of Creation, brought into being in a single moment and in perfect form by the sublime might of God.

Paleontology, which evolutionists hoped would come to supply one of the main foundations of their theory, supports the fact of Creation and invalidates the theory of evolution. The 45-million-year-old click beetle fossil pictured emphasizes this fact once again.

 

Moth Fly

Age: 45 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Kaliningrad, Russia

Despite all their searching and hard work, evolutionists have failed to find the slightest evidence in the fossil record that any species emerged by way of evolution. This 45-million-year-old moth fly preserved in amber is manifest proof that evolutionists are at a dead end and that their efforts have proved a waste of time. Like all other living things, moth flies have always existed as moth flies, have not descended from any other species, and have never undergone evolution for as long as they've been in existence.

 

Braconid Wasp

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Kaliningrad, Russia

The examples of intermediate forms that Darwin expected—and hoped—would be discovered in the future have still not been found, despite the passage of 150 years since his time. Full scientific evidence has proved that countless life forms emerged without any evolutionary process.

Ignorantly insisting on defending a theory in the face of so much evidence to the contrary is a sign of intense prejudice. One of the pieces of evidence that can be shown to evolutionists on this subject is this wasp, a member of the family Braconidae, that lived 50 million years ago. With its structure that has remained unchanged for all that length of time, this creature tells us that evolutionists are on the wrong track.

 

Long-Legged Fly

Age: 45 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Kaliningrad, Russia

Like this long-legged fly pictured, the hundreds of fossils in this book (and the billions on Earth) are clear proofs that no such thing as evolution ever took place, and that living things emerged on Earth perfectly formed and in a single moment. In other words, they were created. Almighty God, Lord of the Earth and sky and all that lies between, created the entire universe and all the infinite number of entities, living and non-living, within it.

Led astray by a preconception, evolutionists defend this theory in terrible ignorance. One of the best responses to them is given by fossils, which clearly and indisputable reveal that evolution is a myth.

 

Spider

Age: 45 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Kaliningrad, Russia

The fossil record is one of the clearest evidence by which it can be seen whether the claim of evolution is valid. By now, a large part of the world's sedimentary strata have been excavated and examined, and millions of fossils have been found. Yet not a single specimen has emerged from among them to show that evolution ever happened.

In all respects, the fossil record shows the almighty existence of God, and His sublime creative artistry and might. This 45-million-year-old spider preserved in amber is one of the proofs of the fact of Creation.

 

Moth

Age: 45 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Kaliningrad, Russia

Not one branch of science supports the theory of evolution. On the contrary, they all produce constant proofs that invalidate it.

Living things did not evolve. This moth that has remained fossilized in amber for the last 45 million years is proof of this fact. Examined close up, it shows no difference from present-day moths. In other words that, like other living things, it never evolved. It is God Who has flawlessly created both those moths that lived 45 million years ago and those alive today, in their present unchanged form.

 

Butterfly Chrysalis

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

The "process of evolution" that Darwinists have been recounting for the last 150 years or so is a fantasy. Evolution never happened. Living things did not develop by way of evolution, nor did they give rise to new species by diverging from one another.

Not one single claim of the theory of evolution has been scientifically proven. Not one piece of evidence has been obtained from the fossil record, which should provide Darwinism's greatest and most important support. On the contrary, like this 50-million-year-old butterfly chrysalis, all fossils completely disprove evolution.

 

Raphidioptera (Snake Fly) Larva

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

Snake flies, of which there are around 100 species known, live in the shady parts of forested areas. Raphidioptera larvae are carnivorous. They feed on small invertebrates, particularly harmful leaf mites. The development of the larvae lasts for approximately two years, during which they go through a number of stages.

It's easy to see that the 50-million-year-old Raphidioptera larva pictured is identical to present-day Raphidioptera larvae. This declares a fact that Darwinists cannot conceal through distortion and deception: Living things never evolved in any way.

 

Pirate Spider

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

These spiders are members of the family Mimetidae. One of their chief distinguishing features is the way they neutralize predators and capture prey through secretions they squirt out. There are some 200 known species. With their physical structures, modes of web-spinning and hunting techniques, every species that lived millions of years ago has exactly the same characteristics as modern-day spiders. This is one of the most important proofs that living things never evolved.

 

Bristletail

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

Different families of these insects, members of the sub-order Archaeognata, live in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. When one of their legs, antennae or similar appendage is severed, the organ grows back. This fossil shows that Archaeognatas living 50 million years ago were the same as present-day specimens in terms of structure and appearance—and is further proof that evolution never occurred. Like all living things, Archaeognatas were created by Almighty God.

 

Ichneumon Wasp

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

The common feature of members of the family Ichneumonidea is that they are parasites. Various species can be found across the world, though they generally inhabit the northern hemisphere.

With structures and appearance that have remained unchanged for tens of millions of years, ichneumon wasps refute the theory of evolution. There is no life form that evolutionists can propose as these wasps' supposed common ancestor. Neither can they explain through which stages these insects acquired their present features. No trace of any such ancestor can be found in the fossil record, nor any stage through which they might have passed. As with all other living things, stasis is the common feature of all ichneumon wasp fossils.

 

Walking Stick

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

One of the important features of these creatures, members of the family Phasmatidae, is their ability to change color, depending on light, temperature, humidity and even the abundance of food. This change comes about through an alteration in the density and location of pigment, or else through the formation of new pigment.* The 50-million-year-old fossil walking stick pictured was also able to change colors, just like specimens living today.

Whatever characteristics present-day Phasmatidae have, those that lived 50 million years ago also possessed. In the face of this truth, evolutionist claims are utterly meaningless.

* Ali Demirsoy, Yasamin Temel Kuramlari (The Fundamental Theories of Life), Vol. II, Part II, p. 406.

 

Butterfly Larva

Age: 50 million years
Period: Eocene
Location: Poland

The larval phase is one of a butterfly's four developmental stages. Larvae mature by going through metamorphosis, then after a period of pupation, emerge as beautiful butterflies. Evidently, this metamorphosis has been taking place in exactly the same way for millions of years, and the process has not changed in any way. The 50-million-year-old butterfly larva in the picture never evolved, and is identical to butterfly larvae in our own day.

The evolutionary claim regarding the origin of life is an atheistic and materialistic account, and not based on any scientific facts. Darwinism is mere conjecture, consisting of imaginary scenarios, false evidence and confused myths. The true origin of life is Creation, as verified by countless proofs.

 

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