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Millipede: Gaspestria genselorum Wilson


Colour image of gray rock with coiled, fossilized centipede-type animal
Millipede: Gaspestria genselorum Wilson. Devonian. Dalhousie Junction, New Brunswick. Collector: S. McCutcheon, P.G. Gensel, W. Shear and W. Gensel, 1997. New Brunswick Museum (NBMG 10091). Image width 2.5 cm. Millipedes were among the first animals to inhabit the land. The Campbellton Formation in northern New Brunswick contains the oldest land animal assemblage described in North America and includes millipedes, the centipede-like Eoarthropleura and land scorpions.