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Palaeontology: Darwin's dilemma dissolved

New microfossils suggest that a rich meiofauna was already present in the early Cambrian, offering a solution to the problem that the Cambrian explosion appears to have sprung out of nothing.

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Figure 1: The phylum Loricifera.

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Kristensen, R. Palaeontology: Darwin's dilemma dissolved. Nat Ecol Evol 1, 0076 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0076

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