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The ‘Tully monster’ is a vertebrate

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Problematic fossils, extinct taxa of enigmatic morphology that cannot be assigned to a known major group, were once a major issue in palaeontology. A long-favoured solution to the ‘problem of the problematica’1, particularly the ‘weird wonders’2 of the Cambrian Burgess Shale, was to consider them representatives of extinct phyla. A combination of new evidence and modern approaches to phylogenetic analysis has now resolved the affinities of most of these forms. ...

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10.1038/nature16992

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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Unknown
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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Journal website
Volume:
532
Issue:
7600
Pages:
496–499
Publication date:
2016-03-16
Acceptance date:
2016-01-12
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
Pmid:
26982721
Source identifiers:
644643
Language:
English
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uuid:a6b3721a-819f-4bb6-9e78-e219362fcae9
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2017-03-31

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