Jan 312017
 

Say hello to Saccorhytus coronarius, a truly fugly ancestor of yours from about half a billion years ago.

Meiofaunal deuterostomes from the basal Cambrian of Shaanxi (China)

This little guy (about a millimeter) is an ancestor to vertebrates. Embarrassingly for the family tree, the digestive tract, which starts with a clearly oversized mouth, terminates with… the mouth. Bleah.

 

 Posted by at 10:58 am
  • Bob

    I can see the family resemblance.

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  • JEC

    “terminates with…the mouth.” Thrint DNA?

  • publiusr

    larvae of the outer gods