(Hallucigenia reconstruction by Danielle Dufault)
Research recently published in Nature by Martin Smith a former EEB PhD student and Jean-Bernard Caron (EEB faculty Curator of invertebrate palaeontology ROM and EEB faculty) reveal the presence of a ring of teeth in this odd looking worm like animal. Martin is now a Junior Research Fellow in the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.
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Smith, Martin R., and Jean-Bernard Caron. "Hallucigenia/'s head and the pharyngeal armature of early ecdysozoans." Nature (2015).doi:10.1038/nature14573