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Dr Aaron W. Hunter
BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, FLS, FGS

University of Cambridge

Palaeontologist

 

Contact Information:

Visiting Post Doctoral Researcher
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Cambridge
Downing Street
Cambridge
CB2 3EQ

Email: Aaron Hunter

Website
: www.afossilhunter.com

LinkedIn: Aaron W. Hunter

Twitter: @afossilhunter

Aaron Hunter




Current Research Interests:

Evolutionary palaeoecology of marine invertebrates, specializing in Asterazoan (Starfish & Brittle-Stars and Crinoidia (Sea Lillies), and their applications towards EOD. Current projects range from the Lower Ordovician to the Late Neogene. Please view My RESEARCH for more information.

   

Media:

Aaron W. Hunter & Kenneth J. McNamara: Prolonged co–existence of ‘archaic’ and ‘modern’ Palaeozoic ophiuroids – Evidence from the Early Permian, Southern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. In Press. DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2017.1353549

- The Conversation: Dancing brittle stars tell an ancient tale of life and death in brutal seas.

- University of Cambridge Research News: Meadow of dancing brittle stars shows evolution at work

- UWA Research News: 275 million-year-old starfish fossil found in Western Australia

- The West Austalian: Starfish the size of dinner plates discovered at Gascoyne Junction by UWA, Curtin Uni researchers

- EurekaAlert: Meadow of dancing brittle stars shows evolution at work

- Australian Geographic: New species of brittle stars discovered

- Science Daily: Meadow of dancing brittle stars shows evolution at work

- Phys.Org: Meadow of dancing brittle stars shows evolution at work

- Australasian Scientist: Dancing brittle stars tell an ancient tale of life and death in brutal seas

- ABC News: 275-million-year-old starfish-like fossils unearthed in remote inland Western Australia

- GeologyPage: Meadow of dancing brittle stars shows evolution at work

 

Permian Brittle Star afossilhunter
Permian Brittle Stars

 

           
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