Ortega-Hernández, Javier (2015) Lobopodians. Current Biology, 25 (19). R873-R875. ISSN 0960-9822 DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.028

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What are lobopodians? The lobopodians comprise more than 30 known species of extinct soft-bodied animals that resemble worms with legs. They are known from various Paleozoic (ca. 541–252 million year old) marine deposits around the world. Lobopodians originated during the Cambrian explosion (see Primer by Derek Briggs in this issue), a major diversification event in which most of the known animal groups appear for the first time in the fossil record. Lobopodians thus represent a major component of early metazoan-dominated ecosystems.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2015AREP; IA69; weekly list
Subjects: 04 - Palaeobiology
Divisions: 04 - Palaeobiology
Journal or Publication Title: Current Biology
Volume: 25
Page Range: R873-R875
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.028
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2016 19:28
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2016 19:28
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/3513

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