Meiofaunal deuterostomes from the basal Cambrian of Shaanxi (China)

  title={Meiofaunal deuterostomes from the basal Cambrian of Shaanxi (China)},
  author={J. Han and S. C. Morris and Q. Ou and Degan Shu and H. Huang},
  • J. Han, S. C. Morris, +2 authors H. Huang
  • Published 2017
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Deuterostomes include the group we belong to (vertebrates) as well as an array of disparate forms that include echinoderms, hemichordates and more problematic groups such as vetulicolians and vetulocystids. The Cambrian fossil record is well-populated with representative examples, but possible intermediates are controversial and the nature of the original deuterostome remains idealized. Here we report millimetric fossils, Saccorhytus coronarius nov. gen., nov. sp., from an Orsten-like Lagerst… CONTINUE READING
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