Tag: Ediacaran organisms
Kimberella Is No Solution to the Cambrian Conundrum
The fossil record speaks clearly and cries out loud: the history of life on Earth is a history of saltations.
Kimberella and Controversial Relationships — A Chronological Synopsis
It is remarkable, indeed, how detailed a medusoid morphology was projected onto Kimberella fossils and later recognized as pure fantasy.
Kimberella — Locomotory Tracks
But what about tracks of the moving animal? There are indeed some fossils from the White Sea.
Kimberella — Traces and a Trace-maker
The body fossils are generally positioned at the focal points of the fan-shaped scratch marks.
Kimberella — Controversial Scratch Marks
A former teacher of mine was the late Adolf Seilacher, who was a leading authority on trace fossils and who for obvious reasons preferred to be called “Dolf.”