Photograph of a complete specimen of Opabinia regalis

Opabinia regalis (USNM 57683) – Lectotype. Complete specimen preserved laterally showing the proboscis, mouth and gut, four of the five eyes and lateral lobes. Specimen length (with proboscis) = 72 mm. Walcott Quarry.

Photo: Jean-Bernard Caron

© 2011, Smithsonian Institution – National Museum of Natural History. All Rights Reserved.


Teachers' Centre Home Page | Find Learning Resources & Lesson Plans