A subaerial arthropod trackway from the Upper Silurian Clam Bank Formation of Newfoundland

  title={A subaerial arthropod trackway from the Upper Silurian Clam Bank Formation of Newfoundland},
  author={J. L. Wright and Louise Anne Quinn and Derek E. G. Briggs and S. Henry Williams},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences},
Trackways are reported for the first time from Silurian rocks in Newfoundland. They occur in the Clam Bank Formation of the Port au Port Peninsula. At least one of the trackways represents one of the earliest known occurrences of a large subaerial arthropod trace fossil. It is preserved in hyporelief in a red fine-grained sandstone. The trackway, Diplichnites Dawson, 1873, consists of two parallel series of clearly defined imprints. It is attributed to a myriapod similar to the Lower Devonian… Expand
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