Coprolites from the Late Triassic Kap Stewart Formation, Jameson Land, East Greenland: morphology, classification and prey inclusions

  title={Coprolites from the Late Triassic Kap Stewart Formation, Jameson Land, East Greenland: morphology, classification and prey inclusions},
  author={Bitten Bolvig Hansen and Jesper Mil{\`a}n and Lars B. Clemmensen and Jan Schulz Adolfssen and Eliza Jarl Estrup and Nicole Klein and Octávio Mateus and Oliver Wings},
  journal={Special Publications},
  pages={49 - 69}
Abstract A large collection of vertebrate coprolites from black lacustrine shales in the Late Triassic (Rhaetian–Sinemurian) Kap Stewart Formation, East Greenland is examined with regard to internal and external morphology, prey inclusions, and possible relationships to the contemporary vertebrate fauna. A number of the coprolites were mineralogically examined by X-ray diffraction (XRD), showing the primary mineral composition to be apatite, clay minerals, carbonates and, occasionally, quartz… 
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XII.—On the Discovery of Coprolites, or Fossil Fæces, in the Lias at Lyme Regis, and in other Formations.
  • W. Buckland
  • Geology
    Transactions of the Geological Society
  • 1829
1. Coprolites in Lias. It has long been known to the collectors of fossils at Lyme Regis, that among the many curious remains in the lias of that shore, there are numerous bodies which have been
169 coprolites were found at Huai Nam Aun in Chaiyaphum province (Huai Hin Lat Formation, Upper Triassic) and are sub-divided into seven different morphotypes. Four groups of spiral coprolites are