Patterns of distribution in the Ediacaran biotas: facies versus biogeography and evolution

@inproceedings{Grazhdankin2004PatternsOD,
  title={Patterns of distribution in the Ediacaran biotas: facies versus biogeography and evolution},
  author={D. V. Grazhdankin},
  booktitle={Paleobiology},
  year={2004}
}
  • D. Grazhdankin
  • Published in Paleobiology 1 March 2004
  • Environmental Science, Geography
Abstract The siliciclastic succession of the late Neoproterozoic Vendian Group in the White Sea area demonstrates a wide range of lithofacies, some recurring in a vertical succession. Significantly, each lithofacies contains a distinct assemblage of Ediacaran fossils that represents in situ benthic paleocommunities smothered in life position. These lithofacies define (1) a monospecific Inaria assemblage, restricted to the lower-shoreface muds; (2) a Charnia assemblage, within the middle… 
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