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A Silurian sea spider.

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Pycnogonids (sea spiders) are marine arthropods numbering some 1,160 extant species. They are globally distributed in depths of up to 6,000 metres, and locally abundant; however, their typically delicate form and non-biomineralized cuticle has resulted in an extremely sparse fossil record that is not accepted universally. There are two opposing views of their phylogenetic position: either within Chelicerata as sister group to the euchelicerates, or as a sister taxon to all other euarthropods....

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10.1038/nature02928

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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Author
Journal:
Nature
Volume:
431
Issue:
7011
Pages:
978-980
Publication date:
2004-10-01
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
Source identifiers:
82201
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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