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Research Article

Exceptionally Preserved Jellyfishes from the Middle Cambrian

  • Paulyn Cartwright,

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Susan L. Halgedahl,

    Affiliation: Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Jonathan R. Hendricks,

    Affiliation: Department of Geology, and Division of Invertebrate Paleontology, Natural History Museum, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Richard D. Jarrard,

    Affiliation: Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Antonio C. Marques,

    Affiliation: Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Allen G. Collins,

    Affiliation: National Systematics Laboratory of NOAA Fisheries Service, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C., United States of America

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  • Bruce S. Lieberman mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: blieber@ku.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Geology, and Division of Invertebrate Paleontology, Natural History Museum, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Published: October 31, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001121
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Paulyn Cartwright
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America
Susan L. Halgedahl, Richard D. Jarrard
Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
Jonathan R. Hendricks, Bruce S. Lieberman
Department of Geology, and Division of Invertebrate Paleontology, Natural History Museum, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America
Antonio C. Marques
Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Allen G. Collins
National Systematics Laboratory of NOAA Fisheries Service, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C., United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: blieber@ku.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PC BL JH SH RJ AM AC. Analyzed the data: PC BL JH SH RJ AM AC. Wrote the paper: PC BL JH SH RJ AM AC.