Possible animal-body fossils in pre-Marinoan limestones from South Australia

  title={Possible animal-body fossils in pre-Marinoan limestones from South Australia},
  author={Adam C. Maloof and Catherine V. Rose and Robert Beach and Bradley M. Samuels and Claire C. Calmet and Douglas H. Erwin and Gerald R. Poirier and Nan Yao and Frederik J. Simons},
  journal={Nature Geoscience},
The Neoproterozoic era was punctuated by the Sturtian (about 710 million years ago) and Marinoan (about 635 million years ago) intervals of glaciation. In South Australia, the rocks left behind by the glaciations are separated by a succession of limestones and shales, which were deposited at tropical latitudes. Here we describe millimetre- to centimetre-scale fossils from the Trezona Formation, which pre-dates the Marinoan glaciation. These weakly calcified fossils occur as anvil, wishbone… 

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