Incertae sedis
Incertae sedis (Latin for "of uncertain placement") is a term used for a taxonomic group where its broader relationships are unknown or undefined. Alternatively, such groups are frequently referred t...
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Scientists Discover How Some Of The World’s First Animals Reproduced
Rangeomorphs, which lived about 565 million years ago, were pretty strange. They're often considered to be some of the first animals to evolve on Earth, but they share little in common with modern cri...
Nectocarididae
Nectocaris pteryx is a species of possible cephalopod affinity, known from the "early Cambrian" (Series 2) Emu Bay Shale and Chengjiang biota, and the "middle Cambrian" (Series 3, Stage 5) Burgess Sha...
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Miaohephyton
Miaohephyton is a carbonaceous compression fossil of a thalloid organism that has been interpreted as a brown alga.Its Neoproterozoic age (600 to 550 million years ago) is incompatible with ...
Scientists Discover How Some Of The World’s First Animals Reproduced
Rangeomorphs, which lived about 565 million years ago, were pretty strange. They're often considered to be some of the first animals to evolve on Earth, but they share little in common with modern cri...
Picobiliphyte
Picobiliphytes or Picobiliphyta are a group of eukaryotic algae, discovered in 2007, which are found among the smallest members of photosynthetic picoplankton.In some subsequent publications they were...
Chondroplon
Chondroplon bilobatum is a medusoid Ediacaran fossil.It has sand-filled tubes, although these may not have been sand-filled in life. It has a shield-like shape, with one end different from the other,...
Cynomorium coccineum
Cynomorium coccineum is a parasitic perennial flowering plant in the Cynomoriaceae, a family consisting of only one (or perhaps two) species in the genus Cynomorium. Its wider relationships are uncert...
Cynomorium coccineum - Wikipedia
Opabinia
Opabinia regalis is an extinct stem-arthropod found in the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale Lagerstätte of British Columbia, Canada. Fewer than twenty good specimens have been described; 3 specimens of ...
Opabinia - Wikipedia
Funisia
Funisia is a genus containing the single species F. dorothea, a fossil upright worm-like animal from the Ediacaran biota. Funisia stood about 0.3 metres tall. Because individuals grew in dense c...
Funisia - Wikipedia
Skeemella
Skeemella clavula is an elongate animal from what is now the Middle Cambrian Wheeler Shale lagerstatten, of Utah.
Resilitheca
Resilitheca is a genus of land plant known from kidney-shaped sporangia. It is known from charcoalified Early Devonian deposits, its type locality being the Brown Clee Hill lagerstätten.
Microschedia
Microschedia is an enigmatic fossil bilaterian known from four specimens from Lower Cambrian deposits in Morocco.
The fossils are approximately discoid, and covered with a net-like pattern. Fine ...
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Aluvarus
Aluvarus praeimperialis is an extinct bony fish, known from two headless fossil specimens found in the Elam Formation, a Lower Oligocene stratum from the Rupelian epoch, of what is now Iran. A. praei...
Aluvarus - Wikipedia
Suwannee bass
The Suwannee bass (Micropterus notius) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. One of the black basses, it is native only to the Suwannee and Ochloc...
Suwannee bass - Wikipedia
Halwaxiid
Halwaxiida or halwaxiids is a proposed clade equivalent to the older orders Sachitida He 1980 and Thambetolepidea Jell 1981, loosely uniting scale-bearing Cambrian animals, which may lie in the stem g...
Halwaxiid - Wikipedia
Thectardis
Thectardis avalonensis is a triangular-shaped member of the Ediacara biota, dating from 575 to 565 million years ago. The organism took the form of an elongated cone with a central depressio...
Thectardis - Wikipedia
Antimanoa
Antimanoa is a genus of fungi in the Ascomycota phylum. The relationship of this taxon to other taxa within the class is unknown (incertae sedis), and it has not yet been placed with certainty into an...
Ovatoscutum
Ovatoscutum is one of many enigmatic organisms known from the Ediacaran deposits of the Flinders Ranges, Australia, and the White Sea area in Russia, dating around 555 Ma. This genus contains one spec...
Ovatoscutum - Wikipedia
Yelovichnus
Yelovichnus is an "enigmatic" genus known from fossils of the Ediacaran period. Yelovichnus was originally believed to be an ichnotaxon: its fossils, because of their "meandering nature", were initial...
Cornulitida
Cornulitida is an extinct order of encrusting animals from the Tentaculita class, which were common around the globe in the Ordovician to Devonian oceans, and survived until the Carboniferous.The orga...
Cornulitida - Wikipedia
Palaeopascichnus
Palaeopascichnus is a genus of Ediacaran organism comprising a series of lobes; it is plausibly a protozoan, but probably unrelated to the classical 'Ediacaran biota'.
List of Ediacaran genera
Black bass
Micropterus is a genus of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. The species of this genus are known as the black basses.The black basses are sometimes err...
Black bass - Wikipedia
Blabe
Blabe crawleyi is a small, extinct prehistoric bony fish probably belonging to the family Serranidae that lived during the middle division of the Eocene epoch of Egypt.The generic name translates as "...
Blabe - Wikipedia
Yunnanozoon
Yunnanozoon lividum ("Livid Animal of Yunnan") is an extinct deuterostome suspected of being either a hemichordate or chordate, from the Lower Cambrian, Chengjiang biota of Yunnan province, China.Yunn...
Yunnanozoon - Wikipedia
Punctaconchus
Punctaconchus is a genus of microconchid tubeworms. Their tubes have large pores (punctae) penetrating the tube wall. Tubes lumen is covered byripplemark−like transverse ridges. Punctaconchus occurs i...
Punctaconchus - Wikipedia
Vernanimalcula
Vernanimalcula guizhouena is an acritarch dating from 600 to 580 million years ago; it was between 0.1 and 0.2 mm across (roughly the width of one or two human hairs). Vernanimalcula me...
Vernanimalcula - Wikipedia
Sporathylacium
Sporathylacium was a genus of land plant known from its bivalved sporangia. It is known from charcoalified Early Devonian deposits, its type locality being the Brown Clee Hill lagerstätten.