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These are a few of the pdf files (and a few Microsoft Word documents) that I've accumulated in my web browsing. MOST of these are hyperlinked to their source. If you want one that is not hyperlinked or if the link isn't working, e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll be happy to send it to you . Please note that this list will be updated continuously as I find more available resources. All of these files are freely available on the Internet so there should be no copyright issues. Articles with author names in RED are new additions since April 6, 2018. Phylum Arthropoda(?) Class(?) Dinocaridida (May belong with Lobopodians) Order Radiodonta Family Anomalocarididae Briggs, D.E.G. (1979). Anomalocaris, The Largest Known Cambrian Arthropod. Palaeontology, Vol.22, Part 3. Briggs, D.E.G. and R.A. Robison (1984). Exceptionally Preserved Nontrilobite Arthropods and Anomalocaris from the Middle Cambrian of Utah. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions, Paper 111. Cong, P., et al. (2016). Morphology of the radiodontan Lyrarapax from the early Cambrian Chengjiang biota. Journal of Paleontology, 90(4). (Thanks to doushantuo for finding this one!) Cong, P., et al. (2014). Brain structure resolves the segmental affiity of anomalocaridid appendages. Nature, 513(7519). Daley, A.C. (2013). Anomalocaridids. Current Biology, Vol.23, Number 19. Daley, A.C. (2010). The morphology and evolutionary significance of the anomalocaridids. Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technolgy, 714. Daley, A.C. and D.A. Legg (2015). A morphological and taxonomic appraisal of the oldest anomalocaridid from the Lower Cambrian of Poland. Geol.Mag., Rapid Communication. Daley, A.C. and G.D. Edgecombe (2014). Morphology of Anomalocaris canadensis from the Burgess Shale. Journal of Paleontology, 88(1). Daley, A.C. and J. Bergström (2012). The oral cone of Anomalocaris is not a classic "peytoia". Naturwissenschaften, 99. Daley, A.C. and G.E. Budd (2010). New Anomalocaridid Appendages from the Burgess Shale, Canada. Palaeontology, Vol.53, Part 4. Daley, A.C. and J.S. Peel (2010). A Possible Anomalocaridid from the Cambrian Sirius Passet Lagerstätte, North Greenland. J.Paleont., 84(2). Daley, A.C., et al. (2013). New Anatomical Information on Anomalocaris from the Cambrian Emu Bay Shale of South Australia and a Reassessment of its Inferred Predatory Habits. Palaeontology, 2013. Hou, X.G., J. Bergstrom and P. Ahlberg (1995). Anomalocaris and other large animals in the Lower Cambrian Chengjiang fauna of southwest China. GFF, Vol.179, Part 3. Lerosey-Aubril, R., et al. (2014). Arthropod appendages from the Weeks Formation Konservat-Lagerstätte: new occurrences of anomalocaridids in the Cambrian of Utah, USA. Bulletin of Geosciences, 89(2). Liu, Q. (2013). The first discovery of anomalocaridid appendages from the Balang Formation (Cambrian Series 2) in Hunan, China. Alcheringa, 37. Mayer, G., et al. (2014). Latest anomalocaridid affinities challenged. Nature, 516(7530). Oxman, K.L. (2014). Comparative analysis of a unique specimen of a new species of Anomalocaris from the Kinzers Formation of Lancaster County yields a reassessment of the feeding habits of the genus. Honors Thesis - Franklin & Marshall College. Paterson, J.R., et al. (2011). Acute vision in the giant Cambrian predator Anomalocaris and the origin of compound eyes. Nature, Vol. 480. Sheppard, K.A. (2017). On the Hydrodynamics of Anomalocaris Tail Fins. Masters Thesis - Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. (112 pages) Usami, Y. (2006). Theoretical study on the body form and swimming pattern of Anomalocaris based on hydrodynamic simulation. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 238. Van Roy, P. and D.E.G. Briggs (2011). A giant Ordovician anomalodaridid. Nature, Vol.473. Van Roy, P., A.C. Daley and D.E.G. Briggs (2015). Anomalodaridid trunk limb homology revealed by a giant filter-feeder with paired flaps. Nature, Vol.000. Wang, Y.Y., D.-Y. Huang and S.-X. Hu (2013). New anomalodaridid frontal appendages from the Guanshan biota, eastern Yunnan. Chinese Science Bulletin, Vol.58, Number 32. Whiteaves, B.F. (1892). Description of a New Genus and Species of Phyllocarid Crustacea from the Middle Cambrian of Mount Stephen, B.C. The Canadian Record of Science, Vol.V, Number 4. Young, F.J. and J. Vinther (2017). Onychophoran-Like Myoanatomy of the Cambrian Gilled Lobopodian Pambdelurion whittingtoni. Palaeontology, Vol.60, Part 1. Family Hurdiidae Daley, A.C., G.E. Budd and J.-B. Caron (2013). Morphology and systematics of the anomalocaridid arthropod Hurdia from the Middle Cambrian of British Columbia and Utah. Journal of Systematic Paleontology, Vol.11, Issue 7. Daley, A.C., et al. (2009). The Burgess Shale Anomalocaridid Hurdia and Its Significance for Early Euarthropod Evolution. Science, Vol.323. Gamez-Vintaned, J.A. and A.Y. Zhuravlev (2018). Comment on "Aysheaia prolata from the Utah Wheeler Formation (Drumian, Cambrian) is a frontal appendate of the radiodontan Stanleycaris" by Stephen Pates, Allison C. Daley, and Javier Ortega-Hernandez. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 63(1). Pates, S., A.C. Daley and J. Ortega-Hernandez (2018). Reply to Comment on "Aysheaia prolata from the Utah Wheeler Formation (Drumian, Cambrian) is a frontal appendate of the radiodontan Stanleycaris" with the formal description of Stanleycaris. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 63(1). Pates, S., A.C. Daley and J. Ortega-Hernandez (2017). Aysheaia prolata from the Utah Wheeler Formation (Drumian, Cambrian) is a frontal appendage of the radiodontan Stanleycaris. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 62(3). Family incertae sedis Kühl, G., D.E.G. Briggs and J. Rust (2009). A Great-Appendage Arthropod with a Radial Mouth from the Lower Devonian Hunsrück Slate, Germany. Science, Vol.323. Family Opabiniidae Briggs, D.E.G. (2015). Extraordinary fossils reveal the nature of Cambrian life: a commentary on Whittington (1975) 'The enigmatic animal Opabinia regalis , Middle Cambrian, Burgess Shale, British Columbia'. Phil.Trans.R.Soc. B, 370: 2140313. Budd, G.E. and A.C. Daley (2012). The lobes and lobopods of Opabinia regalis from the middle Cambrian Burgess Shale. Lethaia, Vol.45. Whittington, H.B. (1975). The Enigmatic Animal Opabinia regalis, Middle Cambrian, Burgess Shale, British Columbia. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, Vol.271. Zhang, X. and D.E.G. Briggs (2007). The nature and significance of the appendages of Opabinia from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale. Lethaia, 40. General Dinocaridids Hou, X. and J.B. Jan (2006). Dinocaridids: anomalous arthropods or arthropod-like worms? In: Origins, Radiations and Biodiversity Changes - evidences from the Chinese fossil record. Rong, J., et al. (eds.), Science Press, Beijing.
This is my most recent sculpture I have made. I sculpt the original in clay. It usualy takes me a few months to complete a sculpture. When I am happy with the piece, I make a silcone mold of it. With the mold, I am able to cast a model in Urethane plastic. Once it is cast I can clean up the piece and I can airbrush it.