Jellyfish from the Basal Cambrian in South Australia

  title={Jellyfish from the Basal Cambrian in South Australia},
  author={Reg. C. Sprigg},
  • R. Sprigg
  • Published 10 April 1948
  • Environmental Science, Geology
  • Nature
I WISH to bring to notice a recent find of remarkably well-preserved impressions of jellyfish, animal tracks and certain problematical forms in the basal quartzite of the Cambrian in South Australia. Originally, I found about a dozen impressions, eight of which have since been described1, four of them possibly having jellyfish affinities. Since that time, Sir Douglas Mawson with a party of students, and still later I myself, collected one hundred or more additional specimens. While many of the… 

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