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What, exactly, was a stylophoran? That question is a minor mystery that has gnawed at scientists since the tiny fossilized creatures were first discovered 150 years ago.

The stylophorans’ tiny, confusing bodies resembled a hybrid of primitive vertebrates and starfish. But now, after a century and a half of struggle, scientists have finally placed the animal within its appropriate family. Bertrand Lefebvre of with the French National

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