Cambrian Comb Jellies Had More Complex Neuroanatomy than Living Species

Paleontologists have described two new species from the Cambrian period of Utah, which illuminate the early evolution of nervous and sensory features in ctenophores (comb jellies). Ctenophores are a group of over 200 living species with a transparent gelatinous body superficially resembling that of a jellyfish. While some studies suggest they might represent the earliest…

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