Monday, 18 August 2014

Evolutionary misfit: Misunderstood worm-like fossil finds its place in the Tree of Life

August 17, 2014

University of Cambridge

One of the most bizarre-looking fossils ever found -- a worm-like creature with legs, spikes and a head difficult to distinguish from its tail -- has found its place in the evolutionary tree of life, definitively linking it with a group of modern animals for the first time.

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