Blog Post Image: MU Researchers Find Rare Fossilized Embryos More Than 500 Million Years Old

Deep-water Ediacaran fossils from the Mackenzie Mountains, NW Canada, Narbonne et al. 1. Hiemalora (left); and Aspidella (right); 2, Namalia Germs, 1968; 3, Primocandelabrum Hofmann, O’Brien and King, 2008 with Aspidella-like holdfasts, several of which exhibit stems or fronds; 4, close-up of Primocandelabrum showing an Aspidella-like disc at its base and candelabra-like branches at the distal end of the preserved frond. Scale bars represent 1 cm or 1 cm increments. Image credit: University of Missouri

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