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A new phyllocarid (Crustacea: Malacostraca) from the Silurian Fossil-Lagerstatte of Herefordshire, UK.

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A new three-dimensionally preserved arthropod, Cinerocaris magnifica, from the Wenlock Series (Silurian) of Herefordshire, UK, is described and assigned to the Phyllocarida (Crustacea). The description and reconstruction are based on specimens that have been serially ground, reconstructed by computer and rendered in three dimensions as coloured virtual models. Cinerocaris magnifica displayed the tagmosis characteristic of phyllocarids, with eight thoracic and seven abdominal somites, terminat...

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10.1098/rspb.2003.2593

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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:
271
Issue:
1535
Pages:
131-138
Publication date:
2004-01-05
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EISSN:
1471-2954
ISSN:
0962-8452
URN:
uuid:f7a5f4de-cddb-42ce-af58-cdc205f3ca0f
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82198
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pubs:82198

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