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Age of Neoproterozoic bilatarian body and trace fossils, White Sea, Russia: implications for metazoan evolution.
A uranium-lead zircon age for a volcanic ash interstratified with fossil-bearing, shallow marine siliciclastic rocks in the Zimnie Gory section of the White Sea region indicates that a diverseExpand
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The origin of the Metazoa in the light of the Proterozoic fossil record
Abstract Origin of the eukaryotic organisms (including the multicellular animals or Metazoa) is commonly considered to be related to growing oxygen content in the atmosphere up to a level that allowsExpand
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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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New data on Kimberella, the Vendian mollusc-like organism (White Sea region, Russia): palaeoecological and evolutionary implications
Abstract The taphonomic varieties of over 800 specimens of Kimberella (collected from the Vendian rocks of the White Sea region) provide new evidence of the animal's anatomy such as: shellExpand
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The Rise of Animals: Evolution and Diversification of the Kingdom Animalia
Among the major events in evolutionary history, few rival in importance the appearance of animals. The Rise of Animals-a significant reference providing a comprehensive synthesis of the earlyExpand
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Middle Proterozoic (1.5 Ga) Horodyskia moniliformis Yochelson and Fedonkin, the oldest known tissue-grade colonial eucaryote
Fedonkin, Mikhail A., and Ellis L. Yochelson. Middle Proterozoic (1.5 Ga) Horodyskia moniliformis Yochelson and Fedonkin, the Oldest Known Tissue-Grade Colonial Eucaryote. Smithsonian ContributionsExpand
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Paleoichnology of Vendian metazoa
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Vendian Faunas and the Early Evolution of Metazoa
Until recently, paleontological data were almost completely ignored by zoologists studying the origin of major groups of invertebrates and the early phylogeny of the Metazoa, chiefly because CharlesExpand
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Ediacarian fossils from the Carolina slate belt, Stanly County, North Carolina
Discovery of metazoan fossils, comparable to those of the late Precambrian Ediacarian fauna, in the Carolina slate belt, Stanly County, North Carolina, extends the paleobiogeographic range of theExpand
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