• Robert L. Carlton


an assemblage of early-Cambrian organisms described in 2019. Dated at 518 Ma, it is located about 500 miles north of the site of the possibly coeval Chengjiang biota. Its most abundant taxa are cnidarians and arthropods (including arachnids, crustaceans, insects, and millipedes). There are also basal chordates and possibly very significant organisms about 1.5 inches long that resemble the tiny enigmatic kinorhynchs found in modern substrates. Southern China, Hubei Province, early Cambrian.

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  • Robert L. Carlton
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  1. 1.SalemUSA

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