U of T researchers discover 507-million-year old sea creature


Tokummia katalepsis

Reconstruction of “Tokummia katalepsis” showing a pair of large pincers at the front for capturing prey with much of the multi-segmented body protected by a hardened shell (illustration by Lars Fields)



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Published in Nature Apr 26/17
Burgess Shale fossilsillustrate the origin of the mandibulate body plan (2017) http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature22080