A fossil ofCollinsium ciliosum, found in the Xiaoshiba deposit of southern China.Photo: Reuters
A fossil ofCollinsium ciliosum, found in the Xiaoshiba deposit of southern China.Photo: Reuters

Bizarre-looking, spiky Cambrian creature found in Yunnan fossils

Spiky, soft-bodied animal Collinsium ciliosum is a distant ancestor of today's velvet worms

A fossil ofCollinsium ciliosum, found in the Xiaoshiba deposit of southern China.Photo: Reuters
A fossil ofCollinsium ciliosum, found in the Xiaoshiba deposit of southern China.Photo: Reuters
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