franzanth: It’s #TrilobiteTuesday! 390 million…

franzanth:

It’s #TrilobiteTuesday!

390 million years before spork was a thing, there was Walliserops.

This “trilobite with a trident” is found in rocks in Morocco that date back to around 400 million years ago. It’s not yet known what the head ornamentation is mostly used for, though they resemble the horns of today’s beetles. Or maybe they just needed a garden rake.

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