Conway Morris

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Fossils Of The Burgess Shale - Notable Fossils - Soft-bodied Fossils
... Conway Morris gave Hallucigenia its name because in his reconstruction it looked bizarre – a worm-like animal that walked on long, rigid spines and had a row of tentacles along its back ... Wiwaxia are just a jumble of armor plates and spines, but after examining dozens of them Conway Morris reconstructed them as slug-like animals covered in rows of ... Conway Morris classified the Burgess Shale fossil Pikaia as a chordate because it had a rudimentary notochord, the rod of cartilage that evolved into the backbone of vertebrates ...
Debate About Cambrian Lophotrochozoans - Halkieriids and Siphogonotuchids - Relationship To Molluscs, Annelids and Brachiopods
... hard parts together, were collected in 1989 and were described briefly in 1990 by Conway Morris and Peel (1990) ... However Conway Morris (2006) criticized Vinther and Nielsen's classification of Halkieria as a crown group mollusc, on the grounds that the growth ... Conway Morris repeated his earlier conclusion that halkieriids were close to the ancestors of both molluscs and brachiopods ...
Nectocaris - History of Study
... As such, it was not until 1976 that Nectocaris was formally described, by Simon Conway Morris ... the genus was only known from a single partial specimen with no counterpart, Conway Morris was unable to deduce its affinity ... focussed mainly on the tail and fin morphology, interpreting Conway Morris's 'gut' as a notochord – a distinctive chordate feature ...
... The genus name was coined by Simon Conway Morris when he re-examined the various specimens of Charles Walcott's Burgess Shale worm genus Canadia in 1979 ... Conway Morris found that what Walcott had called one genus in fact included several quite different animals ... Since the species clearly was not a polychaete worm, Conway Morris had to provide a new generic name to replace Canadia ...

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