Bizarre Giant Sea Scorpion Discovered In Iowa

Based on the direct examination of the fossil, which was uniquely preserved in a way that the exoskeleton could be viewed under a microscope to see the minute details, an artist has created this rendering of what Pentecopterus decorahensis actually looked like:

Six-foot Long Sea Scorpion Ruled the Seas 467 Million Years Ago (image credit: Associated Press)


More amazing details are in the informative article from the Mirror, which  you can find here.


Source: – “Bizarre ancient sea scorpion measuring six feet long and lived 467 million years is discovered