In Australia, Discovered The Remains Of A Giant Trilobite

Biology

The largest trilobite Cambrian was a formidable predator and received the name Redlichia Rex.

In Australia, Discovered The Remains Of A Giant Trilobite
REDLICHIA REX Sample. The large-scale ruler corresponds to 1 cm / © Holmes et al., 2019

REDLICHIA REX remains found on Kangaroo Island near the South Coast of Australia. It is curious that in the shells of many of them there are traces of the effects of guns of unknown predators. Copdrolytes are immediately found – petrified animal releases, as part of which there are substances of tissues of the trilobites. Scientists suggest that representatives of this species could practice cannibalism, entering into fraction with each other and by entering the loser. However, it is possible that an unknown and even larger predator hunted on them, such as anomalocaris – a giant cherry shrimp.

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