Halkieria evangelista

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HALKIERIIDAE
Halkieria: Halkieria obliqua (type); Halkieria evangelista; Halkieria parva
Sinosachites


Halkieria evangelista


Halkieria evangelista
Artwork © Stanton F. Fink


Halkieria evangelista is the first of the enigmatic "coat of mail" creatures known from complete articulated remains. It provides a rare glimpse of what many types of Cambrian animals previously known only from disarticulated sclerites may have looked like.

Informartion

Horizon: Sirius Passet Lagerstätte of North Greenland.

Age: Atdabanian (Early Cambrian)

Lifestyle: vagile benthos


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