Scientists discover new trilobite association over 400 mln years ago in SW China
STORY: Scientists discover new trilobite association over 400 mln years ago in SW China
DATELINE: May 14, 2022
LOCATION: KUNMING, China
1. various of fossils of trilobites discovered by scientists
Chinese scientists have documented a new trilobite association during the Late Ordovician in Zhenxiong County, southwest China's Yunnan Province.
The discovery by researchers from Peking University, an institute under the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Xi'an Geological Survey Center was recently published in Palaeoworld.
According to Wei Xin, one of the researchers, the trilobite association includes 17 species of 15 genera, among which four species are new.
Scientists said that the discovery will provide a great opportunity for researchers to investigate the marine organisms in southern China during the Late Ordovician.
Wei said that based on the distribution of trilobite species, it is reasonable to infer that a migration event took place in sout
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