Image of the Day: Kiddie Crustaceans

Young crabs, like this one in the megalopa stage of development, closely resemble 150-million-year-old fossilized larvae found in southwestern Germany.

The Scientist Staff

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY, HSIU-LIN CHIN

(See A 150-million-year-old crablarva and its implications for the early rise of brachyuran crabs,” Nature Communications, 2015.)

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