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The Burgess Shale: Evolution's Big Bang

Aysheaia

Aysheaia was a lobe-limbed animal or lobopod, meaning it lacked jointed limbs. It is thought to have been a parasite living on sponges and an ancestor of today’s velvet worms.

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Drawing by Laura Fry. Courtesy National Museum of Natural History

 

 


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