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We introduced you to many #Genuinerockstars in 2022 and in 2023 we will bring you many more!
On this last #FossilFriday before Christmas I'd like to give you all something to watch!
The first #GenuineRockstar of the year was @WryCritic, a brilliant palaeontologists and illustrator who introduced us to a new #Pterosaur from #IsleofSkye

The second pair of #GenuineRockstars of the year were @azerkle and @chrisjunium who explained the aftermath of the impact that killed the dinosaur by studying sulfur that got into the #Stratosphere
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The #Cambrian Explosion marks the first appearance of many animal phyla in the #fossil record, but just how radical was it? I'm starting a new #FossilFriday thread where I post Cambrian fossil representatives of one phylum per week. Join me on this trek across the tree of life Image
Let's begin with #Annelida. In the #Cambrian these come mainly from deposits of exceptional preservation. Polychaetes and sipunculids, including species with potential affinities to living families, are represented.
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Image references:
Canadia - Parry & Caron 2019
Dannychaeta - Parry et al. 2020
Kootenayscolex - Nanglu & Caron 2018
Archaeogolfingia and Cambrosipunculus - Huang et al. 2004
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