Fossil corset-animals (loriciferans) help solve Darwin’s dilemma

Palmer, Douglas and Sciences, Earth (2017) Fossil corset-animals (loriciferans) help solve Darwin’s dilemma.

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The living corset-animals (loriciferans) are a remarkable group of miniscule, seabed dwelling creatures, which were first found in the 1980s. Now, the discovery by palaeontologists Tom Harvey and Nick Butterfield of the loriciferans’ deep ancestry in 490 million year old Cambrian strata is helping to rewrite the story of the Cambrian explosion of life and resolve what is known as Darwin’s dilemma.

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