Implications of selective predation on the macroevolution of eukaryotes: evidence from Arctic Canada.

@article{Loron2018ImplicationsOS,
  title={Implications of selective predation on the macroevolution of eukaryotes: evidence from Arctic Canada.},
  author={Corentin C. Loron and R H Rainbird and Elizabeth C Turner and J. Wilder Greenman and Emmanuelle J Javaux},
  journal={Emerging topics in life sciences},
  year={2018},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={
          247-255
        }
}
Existing paleontological data indicate marked eukaryote diversification in the Neoproterozoic, ca. 800 Ma, driven by predation pressure and various other biotic and abiotic factors. Although the eukaryotic record remains less diverse before that time, molecular clock estimates and earliest crown-group affiliated microfossils suggest that the diversification may have originated during the Mesoproterozoic. Within new assemblages of organic-walled microfossils from the ca. 1150 to 900 Ma lower… 
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