Tag: Arthropods

“Pipi Shrimp” grew like this 500 million years ago

Shrimp-shaped fossils 500 million years ago [The”pipi shrimp” grew like this 500 million years ago] On November 5, the British”Nature” magazine reported that a species discovered more than 500 million years ago by the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences , An animal fossil shaped like a shrimp. Its body combined the characteristics of the giant marine predator”Odd Shrimp” and arthropods at that time. It was named”Zhang’s Kirin Shrimp”. It was a transitional species that opened the mystery of the origin of arthropods. This is another major new scientific discovery in the”Chengjiang Fauna” in Yunnan, my country, which adds empirical evidence to the theory of biological evolution.

2020-11-06

A”shrimp” 500 million years ago was discovered for the first time! Like this

Kirin shrimp fossils. Photo courtesy Zeng Han The unicorn is an auspicious beast in ancient Chinese mythology. According to legend, its body combines the characteristics of a variety of animals, including lion head, antlers, tiger eyes, moose body, dragon scales, and oxtail. A few days ago,”Nature” magazine recently reported that a strange-looking fossil discovered more than 500 million years ago by scientists at the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, is called”unicorn shrimp.” Why is it called”unicorn shrimp”?

2020-11-06

New discovery by the Chinese Academy of Sciences team! Fossil”unicorn shrimp” more than 500 million years ago reveals the mystery of the origin of arthropods

CNBC News, Beijing, November 5 At midnight on November 5, 2020, Beijing time, the British”Nature” magazine reported that a species that resembled a shrimp was discovered more than 500 million years ago by the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Animal fossil-“Zhang’s unicorn shrimp”. This is another major new scientific discovery in the”Chengjiang Fauna” in Yunnan, my country, adding empirical evidence to the theory of biological evolution. The”Zhang’s unicorn shrimp” discovered this time has the body of the giant marine predator”exotic shrimp” and arthropods more than 500 million years ago. It is known as the Cambrian”kylin” and named”Zhang Kirin shrimp”, it is a transitional species that opened the mystery of the origin of arthropods.

2020-11-05

First discovered! A”Shrimp, Shrimp, Shrimp, Shrimp, Shrimp, Shrimp” 500 million years ago

Recently, a scientific research team from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences discovered for the first time in the world a shrimp-shaped fossil more than 500 million years ago:it has a strange appearance, five eyes, and the predatory appendages of the giant marine predator strange shrimp. There are also the hardened epidermis of arthropods such as mosquitoes, shrimps and crabs, healed head shells, multi-segmented trunks and segmented legs.

2020-11-05