Hundreds of specimens were found in the Burgess Shale. It was a large animal (for its day): it was up to 30 cm long. It had a horseshoe-shaped carapace, and probably fed by sifting through the sediment with its round mouth lined with hooked spines.
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- Wu, Katherine J. (30 July 2019). "Meet Cambroraster falcatus, the sediment-sifting 'Roomba' of the Cambrian". Nova. Retrieved 31 July 2019.