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ElToro posted a topic in Partners in Paleontology - Member Contributions to ScienceI have been researching a fossil "Anomalocaris sp" from the Wheeler Shale. Its from a collector who thought it was his "worst" Anomalocaris fossil and he was clearing his collection to make room for more. I collect Anomalocaridids so bought it from him for less than a $100. I thought the feeding appendage was a little strange as it was so straight, the spines were strange and small, and I couldn't see the podomeres (segments). I love the papers from Dr Allison Daley of Oxford who is an expert on Anomalocaridids and in a paper "New Anomalocaridid appendages from the Burgess Shale, Canada", (A
From the album: Anomalocaris and friends.I have identified this Wheeler Shale fossil as Caryosyntrips sp. (The Burgess species are serratus, but this is much younger and a different location so is most likely a new species). It was thought to be Anomalocaris sp. I have sent this fossil to Dr Allison Daley of Oxford for study. The Caryosyntrips has only ever been found at the older Burgess Shale.