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Hi, I have this mystery piece of what appears to be anomalocarid appendage of sorts. The problem is I did not receive any information with it and it came out of an old collection from Maine, Usa. I'm not to sure what else it could be from the appearance but I am also very uncertain of the exact species. The piece of a very laminated sparkly shale If I had to guess it could've came from either Burgess Shale, Utah, or Nevada but I not sure what locality it could be from so if anyone if familiar with these shales and can tell from the preservation it would be a huge help, thank you and looking fo
I embarked on a two day excavation trip in an attempt to find the raptorial appendage of Anomalocaris but only came home with about 300 Olenellus schucherti heads, some worm burrows, Wanneria bodies and heads, three Tuzoia, an inarticulate Brachiopod and some possible hyoliths, sponges and cyanobacteria. I am hoping to head back soon and do a paper on the locality! Here are a handful of my coolest finds!
Du, K.S., Ortega-Hernández, J., Yang, J., Yang, X.Y., Guo, Q.H., He, J.F., Li, K.R., Du, J.L., Hou, J.B., Zhang, X.G. 2020. A New Early Cambrian Konservat-Lagerstätte Expands the Occurrence of Burgess Shale-Type Deposits on the Yangtze Platform. Earth-Science Reviews, 211(103409):1-13 PDF LINK