But what about tracks of the moving animal? There are indeed some fossils from the White Sea.
The body fossils are generally positioned at the focal points of the fan-shaped 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.”
In the quite checkered history of the detailed reconstruction of Kimberella, we can distinguish four distinct successive phases.
John Kimber collected the first fossils of this organism and died tragically at age 38 during an expedition in South Australia in 1964.