Patterns and Processes in the Ordovician Bioerosion Revolution

  title={Patterns and Processes in the Ordovician Bioerosion Revolution},
  author={Mark A. Wilson and Timothy J. Palmer},
  pages={109 - 112}
The Ordovician Bioerosion Revolution was a dramatic diversification of macroboring ichnotaxa during the Middle and Late Ordovician. This was also a time during which the intensity of carbonate substrate bioerosion greatly increased, reaching a peak in the Late Ordovician and Early Silurian that was not achieved again until the Jurassic. This burst of ichnological diversity was a function of the Ordovician Radiation of marine invertebrates, and it reflects the range and rate of niche… 
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  • 2007
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