Cambrian suspension-feeding tubicolous hemichordates

Nanglu, Karma and Caron, Jean-Bernard and Conway Morris, Simon and Cameron, Christopher B. (2016) Cambrian suspension-feeding tubicolous hemichordates. BMC Biology, 14. p. 56. ISSN ESSN: 1741-7007 DOI 10.1186/s12915-016-0271-4

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Abstract

The combination of a meager fossil record of vermiform enteropneusts and their disparity with the tubicolous pterobranchs renders early hemichordate evolution conjectural. The middle Cambrian Oesia disjuncta from the Burgess Shale has been compared to annelids, tunicates and chaetognaths, but on the basis of abundant new material is now identified as a primitive hemichordate.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2016AREP; IA71
Subjects: 04 - Palaeobiology
Divisions: 04 - Palaeobiology
07 - Gold Open Access
Journal or Publication Title: BMC Biology
Volume: 14
Page Range: p. 56
Identification Number: 10.1186/s12915-016-0271-4
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2017 11:39
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2017 11:39
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/3802

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