Name: Myllokunmingia.
Phonetic: Mil-lo-kun-min-ge-ah.
Named By: Shu et al‭ ‬-‭ ‬1999.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Craniata,‭ ‬Myllokunmingiidae.
Species: M.‭ ‬fengjiaoa‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: 28‭ ‬millimetres long,‭ ‬up to‭ ‬6‭ ‬millimetres high at the deepest point.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Yunnan Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Qiongzhusi Formation.
Time period: Lower Cambrian.
Fossil representation: One individual.

       A member of the Craniata,‭ ‬Myllokunmingia is considered to have been a relative of organisms such as lampreys and hagfish,‭ ‬though even the latter has had a controversial assignment.‭ ‬Myllokunmingia seems to have had a body divided into twenty-five segments with five or six gills.‭ ‬Myllokunmingia is also believed to have been related to Zhongjianichthys and Haikouichthys.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Lower Cambrian vertebrates from south China,‭ ‬D-G Shu,‭ ‬H-L Luo,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Conway Morris,‭ ‬X-L Zhang,‭ ‬S-X Hu,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Chen,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Han,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Zhu‭ & ‬L-Z Chen‭ ‬-‭ ‬1999.


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