Andrew Wendruff Discovers World’s Oldest Scorpion Fossil

by | May 20, 2020 | Around the ‘Bein.

When it comes to fossils, Andrew Wendruff, an adjunct professor in the Otterbein Department of Biology and Earth Science, is a rock star. Wendruff, as part of his doctoral research at The Ohio State University, uncovered the oldest-known scorpion species from a collection of fossils discovered 35 years ago. The scorpion, which lived 436.5 to 437.5 million years ago, had the capacity to breath in water and on land. Read about the discovery at this link.

Andrew Wendruff, adjunct professor, Biology and Earth Science

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