|Named By:||Charles Doolittle Walcott in 1912|
|Time Period:||Cambrian Stage 3-Late Silurian|
|Location:||Australia, Canada - Burgess Shale, China and USA|
|Size:||Around 20 to 45 millimetres long|
|Diet:||Uncertain, may have been either a carnivore or a detritivore|
|Classification:||| Arthropoda | Chelicerata | Nektaspida | Naraoiidae ||
Naraoia is a genus of small to average size (about 2-41/2 cm long) marine arthropods within the family Naraoiidae, that lived from the early Cambrian to the late Silurian period. The species are characterized by a large alimentary system and sideways oriented antennas.