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Research Article

Tiny Sea Anemone from the Lower Cambrian of China

  • Jian Han,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Continental Dynamics, Department of Geology, Early Life Institute, Northwest University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China

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  • Shin Kubota,

    Affiliation: Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, Field Science Education and Research Center, Kyoto University, Shirahama, Wakayama, Japan

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  • Hiro-omi Uchida,

    Affiliation: Kushimoto Marine Park Center, Kushimoto, Wakayama, Japan

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  • George D. Stanley Jr.,

    Affiliation: Department of Geosciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, United States of America

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  • Xiaoyong Yao,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Continental Dynamics, Department of Geology, Early Life Institute, Northwest University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China

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  • Degan Shu,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Continental Dynamics, Department of Geology, Early Life Institute, Northwest University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China

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  • Yong Li,

    Affiliation: Key Laboratory of Western China's Mineral Resources and Geological Engineering, School of Earth Science and Land Resources, Chang'an University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China

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  • Kinya Yasui mail

    furaha@sci.hiroshima-u.ac.jp

    Affiliation: Marine Biological Laboratory, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashi-hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan

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  • Published: October 13, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013276
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Jian Han, Xiaoyong Yao, Degan Shu
State Key Laboratory of Continental Dynamics, Department of Geology, Early Life Institute, Northwest University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China
Shin Kubota
Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, Field Science Education and Research Center, Kyoto University, Shirahama, Wakayama, Japan
Hiro-omi Uchida
Kushimoto Marine Park Center, Kushimoto, Wakayama, Japan
George D. Stanley Jr.
Department of Geosciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, United States of America
Yong Li
Key Laboratory of Western China's Mineral Resources and Geological Engineering, School of Earth Science and Land Resources, Chang'an University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China
Kinya Yasui
Marine Biological Laboratory, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashi-hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan

Corresponding Author

Email: furaha@sci.hiroshima-u.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JH SK KY. Performed the experiments: JH XY KY. Analyzed the data: JH SK HoU DS YL KY. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JH DS KY. Wrote the paper: JH SK GDSJ KY. Discovered the fossils: JH XY KY. Provided the actiniarian data: HU.