Latest Wenlock Series lagerstätte Stories
A geologist from the University of Leicester is part of a team that has uncovered an ancient water flea-like creature from 425 million years ago â€“ only the third of its kind ever to be discovered in ancient rocks.
A team of American and British scientists have identified and digitally reconstructed the first example of a fossilized brachiopod complete with its pedicle, the stalk attaching it to the sea floor, and its lophophore or feeding organ, according to a report in the journal Nature.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.