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The Late Precambrian fossil Kimberella is a mollusc-like bilaterian organism
The fossil Kimberella quadrata was originally described from late Precambrian rocks of southern Australia. Reconstructed as a jellyfish, it was later assigned to the cubozoans (‘box jellies’), andExpand
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Phylogenetic Hypotheses of the Relationships of Arthropods to Precambrian and Cambrian Problematic Fossil Taxa
A number of Vendian (latest Precambrian) body fossils have traditionally been consid- ered arthropods or arthropodlike organisms. Several Cambrian "weird wonders" have also been linked with theExpand
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Fossil microorganisms from Upper Cretaceous amber of Mississippi
Abstract Microfossils are described from Upper Cretaceous amber from Tishomingo County, Mississippi, the first fossils from this amber. They include the oldest fossil record of the chrysomonadExpand
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Fossil actinomycete in Eocene-Oligocene Dominican amber
Actinomycetes are Gram-positive prokaryotes that tend to form branching and fragmenting filaments, which in some groups form a sizable mycelium. They make up a large and important part of modernExpand
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Terrestrial Soft-Bodied Protists and Other Microorganisms in Triassic Amber
Protozoa, cyanobacteria, sheathed algae, sheathed fungi, germinating pollen or spores, and fungal spores have been found in amber 220 to 230 million years old. Many of these microorganisms can beExpand
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Fossil habrotrochid rotifers in Dominican amber
Flask-shaped microfossils are reported from bracts of a moss in Eocene-Oligocene amber from the northern Dominican Republic. These microfossils are identical with the thecae of certain livingExpand
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Unusual oak leaf galls from the middle Miocene of northwestern Nevada
ABSTRAcr-Distinctive galls have been found on a fossil oak leaf from the Miocene Gillam Springs Flora of Washoe County, Nevada. The described galls are located on the leaf surface of QuercusExpand
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Description and paleoecology of a Triassic amoeba
limbs, were terrestrial cursors, and never ventured up trees. Biophysically, only small reptiles are suited to give rise to birds and hence avian flight via a gliding stage, and it could only be anExpand
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The ectoparasitic barnacle Anelasma (Cirripedia, Thoracica, Lepadomorpha) on the shark Centroscyllium nigrum (Chondrichthyes, Squalidae) from the Pacific sub-Antarctic
We report the occurrence of the ectoparasitic lepadomorph barnacle Anelasma sp. on the deep-sea squaloid shark Centroscyllium nigrum from the Pacific sub-Antarctic off southern Chile. Anelasma hasExpand
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