UK Amateur Fossil Hunters

In Affiliation With:


    Tapeworm Eggs Discovered in 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil Shark Feces

    Share

    Guest
    Guest

    Tapeworm Eggs Discovered in 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil Shark Feces

    Post  Guest on Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:11 pm

    Tapeworm Eggs Discovered in 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil Shark Feces


    Jan. 30, 2013 ā€” A cluster of tapeworm eggs discovered in 270-million-year-old fossilized shark feces suggests that intestinal parasites in vertebrates are much older than previously known, according to research published Jan. 30 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Paula Dentzien-Dias and colleagues from the Federal University of Rio Grande, Brazil.

      Current date/time is Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:18 pm