Named By: D.-G. Shu, S. Conway Morris, J. Han, Z.-F. Zhang & J.-N. Liu – 2004.
Species: V. catenata.
Size: About 5 millimetres across, 8 millimetres high.
Known locations: China.
Time period: Lower/middle Cambrian.
Fossil representation: Several individuals.
Vetulocystis is a genus of echinoderm that is confirmed to have lived in China during the Cambrian.
- Ancestral echinoderms from the Chengjiang deposits of China. - Nature 430, 422-428. - D.-G. Shu, S. Conway Morris, J. Han, Z.-F. Zhang & J.-N. Liu - 2004.