|Time Period:||535-525 Ma|
|Location:||China - Yuanshan Formation|
|Fossil(s):||Preserved on slab|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Craniata | Myllokunmingiidae ||
Zhongjianichthys rostratus is an extinct basal chordate that lived in the Cambrian period, approximately 530 million years ago. It is sometimes regarded as an early fish, and therefore as one of the first vertebrates.