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A three-dimensionally preserved fossil polychaete worm from the Silurian of Herefordshire, England.

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Polychaete body fossils are rare, and are almost invariably compressed and too poorly preserved for meaningful comparison with extant forms. We here describe Kenostrychus clementsi gen. et sp. nov. from the Silurian Herefordshire Konservat-Lagerstätte of England, in which three-dimensional external morphology is preserved with a fidelity unprecedented among fossil polychaetes. The fossils, which are preserved in calcite, were serially ground and photographed at 30 microm intervals to produce ...

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10.1098/rspb.2001.1788

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
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Journal:
Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society
Volume:
268
Issue:
1483
Pages:
2355-2363
Publication date:
2001-11-05
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EISSN:
1471-2954
ISSN:
0962-8452
URN:
uuid:29faecd8-e871-4b95-807f-b1d202310894
Source identifiers:
82190
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pubs:82190
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English
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