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meaning: "Narao - After a group of lakes in British Columbia near where the first specimens were found"
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
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens
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.

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