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Creatures That Inspired Kahlaqrabs: Aegirocassis benmoulai

Creatures That Inspired Kahlaqrabs: Aegirocassis benmoulai In Season 2 Episode 5 of my podcast, I talked a little about the inspiration for my fantasy creature, the kahlaqrab, which is featured in my high fantasy novel, The Pirates of Sissa .  Last time, I wrote about the Acutiramus, an animal that inspired the kahlaqrab. This time, I'll be talking about the Aegirocassis benmoulai. It is the second creature in my list of awe-inspiring creatures. Once again, all the images are linked in from the Wikimedia Commons.  Aegirocassis benmoulai The A. benmoulai is a creature I came across while researching arachnid creatures from the Cretaceous period. This creature, though, lived during the Paleozoic Era - during the Ordivician period to be more precise. Here's a rendition of what it probably looked like: The segmented body shape is something that it seems to have in common with Acutiramus, but there's very little else that overlaps from what I can tell! It's quite possible th

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