Lebensspuren von Meersauriern und ihren Beutetieren im mittleren Jura (Callovien) von Liesberg, Schweiz

@article{Geister1998LebensspurenVM,
  title={Lebensspuren von Meersauriern und ihren Beutetieren im mittleren Jura (Callovien) von Liesberg, Schweiz},
  author={J. Geister},
  journal={Facies},
  year={1998},
  volume={39},
  pages={105-124}
}
  • J. Geister
  • Published 1998
  • Geology
  • Facies
  • SummaryNumerous gutter-like furrows, up to 60 cm wide and up to 9 m long are preserved at the interface “Macrocephalus Beds”/“Callovian Marl” over a surface of 20 by 200 m. They are interpreted as feeding traces made by large marine vertebrates, most likely plesiosaurs and ichthyosaurs searching for food in the lime mud of the shallow Middle Jurassic sea floor. Possible prey animals were infaunal invertebrates (crustaceans) which produced an intricate meshwork of burrows (mainlyRhizocorallium… CONTINUE READING
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