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a slug-like creature protected by a coat of scaly armor plates
and a double row of pointed spines. The
ventral surface was composed of a soft foot and the mouth equipped
with a protruding radula, both characteristics of mollusks. However,
the microstructure of the scales was more akin to polychaete
the left of Wiwaxia can be seen the flower-like animals Dinomischus.
Behind Wiwaxia can be seen the sea pen Thaumaptilon (Selden
& Nudds, 2004, pp. 26-27).
P. & Nudds, J. (2004). Evolution of Fossil Ecosystems.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.