|Here is a inexpensive but relative large "Vendian Ediacara Fossil" of the species Kimberella quadrata from the "Verkhovka Formation" of the Solza - River fossil site. |
The Kimberella itself is about 27 mm long.
The systematic position of the genus Kimberella is still controversial, as with almost all "Ediacaran Fossils". After the classical interpretation is Kimberella a medusa like Coelenterata. This interpretation is due more and better preserved specimens obsolete today.
Today is Kimberella associated with the molluscs with some reservation.
|Solza River, Arkhangelsk region, Russia|
|Fossil Size :||about 38 x 36 mm|
|Age:||Precambrian, Ediacarum, Yampol Member, Mogilev Formation, Balday Series (Ca. 570 Mill. Years)|