infaunal epiphany

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From worm to star: primitive bilateral echinoderms from the Cambrian of southern Europe

Echinoderms are among the most fascinating invertebrates inhabiting the sea floor today. They encompass a variety of beautiful and strange forms including the flowery sea lily, the spiny sea urchin, … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Burrowing pioneers: earliest evidence of true infaunality in Precambrian benthic systems

One of the major revolutions in the history of life on Earth took place some time around 540 million years ago and affected benthic ecosystems. This date marks the beginning … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 3 Comments