Multi-Segmented Arthropods from the Middle Cambrian of British Columbia (Canada)

@inproceedings{Legg2013MultiSegmentedAF,
  title={Multi-Segmented Arthropods from the Middle Cambrian of British Columbia (Canada)},
  author={David A. Legg},
  booktitle={Journal of Paleontology},
  year={2013}
}
  • David A. Legg
  • Published in Journal of Paleontology 1 May 2013
  • Biology
Abstract A new arthropod, Kootenichela deppi n. gen. n. sp., is described from the Stanley Glacier exposure of the middle Cambrian (Series 3, Stage 5) Stephen Formation in Kootenay National Park (British Columbia, Canada). This taxon possesses a number of primitive arthropod features such as an elongate, homonomous trunk (consisting of at least 29 segments), poorly sclerotised trunk appendages, and large pedunculate eyes associated with an anterior (ocular) sclerite. The cephalon encompasses a… 
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