The Phyllopod bed, designated by USNM locality number 35k, is the most famous fossil-bearing member of the Burgess shale fossil Lagerstätte. It was quarried by Charles Walcott from 1911–1917, and was the source of 95% of the fossils he collected during this time;tens of thousands of soft-bodied fossils representing over 150 genera have been recovered from the Phyllopod bed alone.

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  • The Phyllopod bed, designated by USNM locality number 35k, is the most famous fossil-bearing member of the Burgess shale fossil Lagerstätte. It was quarried by Charles Walcott from 1911–1917, and was the source of 95% of the fossils he collected during this time;tens of thousands of soft-bodied fossils representing over 150 genera have been recovered from the Phyllopod bed alone. (en)
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  • The Phyllopod bed, designated by USNM locality number 35k, is the most famous fossil-bearing member of the Burgess shale fossil Lagerstätte. It was quarried by Charles Walcott from 1911–1917, and was the source of 95% of the fossils he collected during this time;tens of thousands of soft-bodied fossils representing over 150 genera have been recovered from the Phyllopod bed alone. (en)
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  • Phyllopod bed (en)
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