Devonian Phacopid Trilobites Had Unique Hyper-Compound Eyes

Published Oct 01 2021 at 3:41 PM GMT
  • Trilobites are extinct arthropods that dominated the faunas of the Paleozoic Era.
  • Since their appearance 523 million years ago, they were equipped with elaborate compound eyes.
  • While most of them possessed apposition compound eyes, comparable to the compound eyes of many crustaceans and insects living today, trilobites of the suborder Phacopina that lived 390 million.



  • Published Oct 1, 2021 3:41 PM GMT