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Thylacocephala (Arthropoda) from the Lower Triassic of Chaohu, China

  Ankitokazocaris chaohuensis. scale bars equal 5 mm
  Thylacocephala, though only been recognized for 25 years, has been considered a peculiar group worthy of detailed anatomical and phylogenetic studies. They are benthic arthropods showing large, laterally flattened ovoid/sub-trapezoidal b...
New progress on the study of clam shrimps from Yanji Basin

  Clam shrimp Ordosestheria multicostata
  Clam shrimps (conchostracans) are freshwater branchiopod crustaceans with a hinged chitinous or complex chitin-mineral carapace. They are known in the fossil record from the Devonian to recent. Since the Pennsylvanian, clam shrimps have been an impo...
A diminutive euphyllophyte from the Middle Devonian of Xinjiang verified transitional evolution of plants

  A diminutive euphyllophyte, Douaphyton levigata, from the Middle Devonian of Xinjiang, the vegetitave and fertile speicmens. The grid in the upper right corner of the left fig is 1 mm wide.
  Devonian (420-360 Ma) witnessed a serial of dramatic landscape changes. A variety of land plants, ...
Charophytes uncovering the Cretaceous–Paleogene boundary in the Pingyi Basin, China

  Fig. 1 Some charophytes from the Pingyi Basin. A-C. Feistiella anluensis; D-I. Peckichara varians.
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  The Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary (K/Pg boundary) mar...
Appendages of an early Cambrian trilobite support mandibulate affinities of trilobites

  Recently, ZENG Han (PhD student) and his colleagues from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences described in detail the appendages of an early Cambrian trilobite Hongshiyanaspis yiliangensis Zhang & Lin in Zhang et al., 1980 (Redlichiida, Metadoxidida...
What caused the biological mass extinctions?

  Although a majority of biologists are convinced that a mass extinction is underway on earth today, the human history with direct observatory data is too short to predict its future trend. At least five great mass extinctions occurred during the Phanerozoic and they caused at least 75% marine...
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