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Department of Paleobiology

Select the animals below for full descriptions, photographs and artist's reconstructions.

A-Species assigned to commonly recognized groups:


B - Other "recognized" species with no currently living examples:


C - Unassigned forms with no clear signs of ancestral linkage to any surviving group:


Links to the Burgess Shale: Home Page / Cambrian World / Reading List

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