Oldest animal turns out to be 40 million years older than 558 mya | Uncommon Descent

Found last year but not yet named, the animal may have been one of the “comb jellies”: MOVE over, Dickinsonia. This 558-million-year-old creature was named the earliest known animal last year, but New Scientist can now exclusively reveal one that existed even earlier – by more than 40 million years

Source: Oldest animal turns out to be 40 million years older than 558 mya | Uncommon Descent

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