Growth, decay and burial compaction of Dickinsonia, an iconic Ediacaran fossil

@article{Retallack2007GrowthDA,
  title={Growth, decay and burial compaction of Dickinsonia, an iconic Ediacaran fossil},
  author={G. Retallack},
  journal={Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={215 - 240}
}
  • G. Retallack
  • Published 2007
  • Geology
  • Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology
  • Retallack, G.J., September, 2007. Growth, decay and burial compaction of Dickinsonia, an iconic Ediacaran fossil. Alcheringa 31, 215-240. ISSN 0311-5518. Dickinsonia is a Neoproterozoic, Ediacaran fossil, variously considered a polychaete, turbellarian or annelid worm, jellyfish, polyp, xenophyophoran protist, lichen or mushroom. Its preservation as unskeletonized impressions in quartz sandstones has been attributed to a Neoproterozoic regime of aerobic decay less effective than today… CONTINUE READING
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