Weird fossil?

Una Smith una at LANL.GOV
Fri Apr 26 13:05:22 CDT 2002


Ken Kinman wrote:
>     Below is a link to a close-up photograph of a "mystery" fossil found in
>Utah.  Perhaps it is wishful thinking, but to me it looks like a specimen of
>Ainiktozoon, which is presently regarded as an arthropod (perhaps a
>thylacocephalan crustacean).  Others see only "plant material" or just a
>conglomerate non-fossil in this photo.

FWIW, this specimen has been discussed at length already in the
Usenet newsgroup sci.bio.paleontology.

        Una Smith

Los Alamos National Laboratory, MS K-710, Los Alamos, NM  87545




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