Fossil Friday: Nectocaris, the Impossible Squid
Paleontology sometimes seems like a kind of imaginative Rorschach test with the flattened fauna of roadkill.
Namacalathus Revisited — Not Much to See
The new evidence is very ambiguous and totally inconclusive. No far-reaching conclusions should be drawn from such dubious material.
#2 Story of 2020: Kimberella Is No Solution to the Cambrian Conundrum
None of the Cambrian animal phyla is represented in the Ediacaran fossil record.
Kimberella Is No Solution to the Cambrian Conundrum
The fossil record speaks clearly and cries out loud: the history of life on Earth is a history of saltations.
Kimberella and Controversial Relationships — A Chronological Synopsis
It is remarkable, indeed, how detailed a medusoid morphology was projected onto Kimberella fossils and later recognized as pure fantasy.