Wonderful Ediacarans, wonderful cnidarians?

@article{Erwin2008WonderfulEW,
  title={Wonderful Ediacarans, wonderful cnidarians?},
  author={Douglas H. Erwin},
  journal={Evolution \& Development},
  year={2008},
  volume={10}
}
  • D. Erwin
  • Published 1 May 2008
  • Environmental Science
  • Evolution & Development
In Wonderful Life, Stephen Jay Gould (1989) argued that the morphological range of arthropods recovered from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale fauna in British Columbia demonstrated that morphologic diversity increased more rapidly than taxonomic diversity. As was so often the case with Steve, he was directly challenging what he viewed as the unjustified assumptions of traditional evolutionary theory. Gould’s claim initially generated considerable controversy (Briggs et al. 1992), but Wonderful… 

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This wonderful life

A young woman mourning the death of her husband takes a walk into the countryside, feeling alone and withdrawn from life. Her sense of isolation is lifted when she discovers, beneath a bridge, an