|Named By:||Cedric Aria, JeaninBernard Caron & Robert Gaines in 2015|
|Location:||Canada, British Columbia - Marble Canyon|
|Size:||Main body about 15 centimetres long|
|Fossil(s):||Specimens preserved complete on slab|
|Classification:||| Arthropoda ||
Yawunik is an extinct genus of Cambrian leanchoiliid arthropod known from the Burgess Shale in Canada (Marble Canyon locality). The type species has been named Y. kootenayi after the Kootenay, both a geographic area (and National Park, where the fossil was found) and North American First Nation, also known as the Ktunaxa. The fossil dates back to 508 million years ago.