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Temporal range: Early tae mid Cambrian: Chengjiang–Burgess shale
Eemage o the first complete Anomalocaris fossil foond, residin in the Ryal Ontario Museum
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cless: Dinocaridida
Order: Radiodonta
Faimily: Anomalocarididae
Genus: Anomalocaris
Whiteaves 1892
  • ?A. briggsi Nedin, 1995
  • A. canadensis Whiteaves, 1892
  • ?A. cf. pennsylvanica Resser, 1929
  • A. pennsylvanica Resser, 1929 (= A. canadensis?)[1]
  • ?A. saron Hou, Bergström & Ahlberg, 1995

Defunct species:[1]

  • A. emmonsi Walcott, 1886
  • A. kokomoensis Ruedemann, 1925
  • A. lineata Resser & Howell, 1938
  • A. nathorsti Walcott, 1911
  • A. whiteavesi Walcott, 1908
  • A. gigantea Walcott, 1912
  • A. cranbrookensis Resser, 1929

Anomalocaris ("abnormal shrimp") is an extinct genus o anomalocaridid, a faimily o ainimals thocht tae be closely relatit tae auncestral arthropods.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b Daley, A. C.; Peel, J. S. (2010). "A Possible Anomalocaridid from the Cambrian Sirius Passet Lagerstätte, North Greenland". Journal of Paleontology. 84 (2): 352–355. doi:10.1666/09-136R1.1.