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Collinsium ciliosum Yang et al. 2015 (velvet worm)

Luolishaniidae - Luolishaniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 324061

Armored lobopodian with six pairs of setulose anterior appendages and 15 biomineralized sclerite sets: first sclerite set represented by a single pair of short dorsolateral spines; sets 215 composed of five spines of variable length. Nine posterior walking legs with single terminal claws. Head with pair of anterior antenna-like limbs and paired dorsal sclerites. Head and anterior trunk region densely covered by short filiform setae.

Full reference: J. Yang, J. Ortega-Hernández, S. Gerber, N.J. Butterfield, J. Hou, T. Lan, and X. Zhang. 2015. A superarmored lobopodian from the Cambrian of China and early disparity in the evolution of Onychophora. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Belongs to Collinsium according to J. Yang et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: YLKP 12127

Average measurements (in mm): length 85.0