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A soft-bodied lophophorate from the Silurian of England.

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Soft-bodied taxa comprise an important component of the extant lophophorate fauna, but convincing fossils of soft-bodied lophophorates are extremely rare. A small fossil lophophorate, attached to a brachiopod dorsal valve, is described from the Silurian (Wenlock Series) Herefordshire Lagerstätte of England. This unmineralized organism was bilaterally symmetrical and comprised a subconical body attached basally to the host and partially enclosed by a broad 'hood'; the body bore a small, coiled...

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10.1098/rsbl.2010.0540

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Biology letters
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
146-149
Publication date:
2011-02-05
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EISSN:
1744-957X
ISSN:
1744-9561
URN:
uuid:b1d71e48-908b-4821-9ef7-dd2d6b2fbb0e
Source identifiers:
82236
Local pid:
pubs:82236
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English
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