Image of the Day: Primordial Sculpture

This lifelike replica of the one-centimeter, 500-million-year-old arthropod Agnostus pisiformis was reconstructed from the animal’s ancient fossils.

The Scientist Staff
Sep 20, 2017

Agnostus pisiformis replicaESBEN HORN

See M.E. Eriksson et al., “Agnostus pisiformis—a half a billion-year old pea-shaped enigma,” Earth-Science Reviews, 173:65-76, 2017.