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Spriggina by NTamura Spriggina by NTamura
Spriggina floundersi, another enigmatic animal from the Ediacaran fauna. Possibly an early arthropod of some sort...
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herofan135 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing work! A wonderful creature indeed.
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Ryivhnn Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Again, awesome texturing :)
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NTamura Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011
:D
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Saxophlutist Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is neat! The first really realistic rendition of Spriggina I've seen, anyways.
"Spriggina! Y U NO BILATERALLY SYMMETRIC?!"
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NTamura Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011
Thank you!
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avancna Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's either an arthropod, or a proarticulatan related to Yorgia.
As much as I want to assume that Spriggina is an arthropod, whenever I see well-preserved fossils, I see a hint of the protarticulatan "glide symmetry."
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NTamura Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011
Yeah, the arthropod affinity is not convincing
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avancna Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Are you going to do Parvancorina, next? If so, do you want some information on the White Sea species, in addition to P. minchami?
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NTamura Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011
Not planned but I can do it if you like... Have to read more about it though.
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avancna Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do you have a version without the watermark?
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