Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Archaeology Update

Stunningly Preserved 165-Million-Year-Old Spider Fossil Found | Wired Science | "Scientists have unearthed an almost perfectly preserved spider fossil in China dating back to the middle Jurassic era, 165 million years ago. The fossilized spiders, Eoplectreurys gertschi, are older than the only two other specimens known by around 120 million years."

Photo at the link.

1 comment:

Jerry House said...

Spider? Stomp on it!