From ToyAnimalWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
phylum Arthropoda Peytoia (syn. Laggania ) is a genus of anomalocarids that lived in the Cambrian period. Its two mouth appendages had long bristle-like spines, it had no fan tail, and its short stalked eyes were behind its mouth appendages. Paleontologists have determined that these attributes disqualify Peytoia from apex predator status (as opposed to Anomalocaris), to the extent that it used its appendages to filter water and sediment on the sea floor to find food.

For more information, visit the Wikipedia entry.

Get back to Dinocaridida

class Dinocaridida
order †Radiodonta
family †Hurdiidae
genus †Peytoia