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Myriapod: Euphoberia atava Matthew Upper Carboniferous Saint John, New Brunswick Collector: G.F. Matthew, c. 1890 New Brunswick Museum (NBMG 3022) Image width 6 cm Although the Fern Ledges gained its name from the plant fossils, the site has produced other interesting fossils. Phoronids, crustaceans, and xiphosurans lived in brackish coastal waters. A lowland community of snails, insects, arachnids, and myriapods inhabited coastal forests.

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Myriapod: Euphoberia atava Matthew. Upper Carboniferous. Saint John, New Brunswick. Collector: G.F. Matthew, c. 1890. New Brunswick Museum (NBMG 3022). Image width 6 cm. Although the Fern Ledges gained its name from the plant fossils, the site has produced other interesting fossils. Phoronids, crustaceans, and xiphosurans lived in brackish coastal waters. A lowland community of snails, insects, arachnids, and myriapods inhabited coastal forests.