Ediacara-type fossils in Cambrian sediments

@article{Jensen1998EdiacaratypeFI,
  title={Ediacara-type fossils in Cambrian sediments},
  author={S. Jensen and J. G. Gehling and M. Droser},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1998},
  volume={393},
  pages={567-569}
}
Fossil assemblages that preserve soft-bodied organisms are essential for our understanding of the composition and diversity of past life. The worldwide terminal Proterozoic Ediacara-type fossils (from ∼600–544 Myr BP) are unique in consisting of soft-bodied animals, which are typically preserved as impressions in coarse-grained sediments. These Lagerstätten are also special because they pre-date the major burst of skeletonization, which occurred near the start of the Cambrian period. Most… Expand
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