Attack of Spider in Early Cretaceous period

Attack of Spider in Early Cretaceous period

As per reports, an amazing snapshot of spider and prey has been recorded. The fossil record showed the scene, which was 100 million years old. The picture has been painted in amber and shows spider, which has been able to trap a male wasp in its web.

Experts were of the view that the scene must have taken place in the Early Cretaceous period, which prevailed 97 to 110 million years back. The scene had taken place in Hukawng Valley of Myanmar, further asserted experts, who informed the spider was from the family of social orb-weaver spider and male wasp belonged to species Cascoscelio incassus.

Both the species are not present now, but the main thing, which experts would like to discuss, is that such attack of spider is prevalent now also. “This was the wasp’s worst nightmare, and it never ended. The wasp was watching the spider just as it was about to be attacked”, said George Poinar Jr., an entomologist from Oregon State University.

He affirmed that if the picture is seen from his eyes then two activities get witnessed. First is the attack of spider and second is its social life in the Early Cretaceous period.


FrenchTribune Specials

IPCC’s Projected Sea Level Rise may already be outdated, says NASA

As per NASA, the projections made by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on a rise in global sea levels of 1 to 3 feet have already become a thing of past. Experts said that humans are locked into at least 3 feet of sea level rise and even more is also possible.

Steven Nerem of the University of Colorado said that most of the...

Most Popular

Air Pollution Causes an Estimated 1.6 Million Deaths in China Every Year

A recent study published in Nature Geoscience revealed...

A Baby Planet has been discovered in another Solar System

According to reports, astronomers have captured an image...

Nasa's Curiosity rover takes a 360 degree selfie on MARS

The Curiosity rover, sent by American space agency NASA...

Rare dinosaur footprints found in Lower Saxony in Germany

A team of scientists from Germany have found a long...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: