Cambrian Lagerstatten: Their Distribution and Significance

@article{Morris1985CambrianLT,
  title={Cambrian Lagerstatten: Their Distribution and Significance},
  author={S. C. Morris},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B},
  year={1985},
  volume={311},
  pages={49-65}
}
  • S. C. Morris
  • Published 1985
  • Biology
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B
  • The geological setting, biotic diversity and taphonomy of Cambrian soft-bodied Lagerstatten are reviewed with special reference to the Lower Cambrian Emu Bay Shale (South Australia) and Kinzers Formation (Pennsylvania), and the Middle Cambrian Stephen Formation (Burgess Shale and adjacent localities, British Columbia). Brief mention is made also of a number of more minor occurrences in the U.S.A., China and Spain. Exceptional preservation in the Upper Cambrian is discussed by K. J. Muller (this… CONTINUE READING
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