Misadventures in the Burgess Shale

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One hundred years after Charles Doolittle Walcott found a wealth of Cambrian fossils in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Desmond Collins reflects on the bumpy road of their classification.

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Collins, D. Misadventures in the Burgess Shale. Nature 460, 952–953 (2009) doi:10.1038/460952a

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