Ichnofossils

Soft-sediment trace fossils

Selection of related publications
Knaust, D. 2021. Rosselichnidae ifam. nov.: burrows with concentric, spiral or eccentric lamination. Papers in Palaeontology 7, 4, 1847-1875. DOI:10.1002/spp2.1367
Toom, U., Vinn, O., Isakar, M., Madison, A., Hints, O. 2020. Small faecal pellets in Ordovician shelly fossils from Estonia, Baltoscandia. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 69, 1, 1-19. DOI:10.3176/earth.2020.01
Knaust, D. 2019. The enigmatic trace fossil Tisoa de Serres, 1840. Earth-Science Reviews 188, 123-147. DOI:10.1016/j.earscirev.2018.11.001
Toom, U., Vinn, O., Hints, O. 2019. Ordovician and Silurian ichnofossils from carbonate facies in Estonia: A collection-based review. Palaeoworld 28, 1-2, 123-144. DOI:10.1016/j.palwor.2018.07.001
Egenhoff, S., Maletz, J., Ahlberg, P., Mast, A., Frisk, Å. M., Ebbestad, J. O. R., Newby, W. 2018. Sedimentology of the Lower Ordovician (upper Tremadocian) Bjørkåsholmen Formation at Flagabro, southern Sweden. GFF 140, 1, 55-65. DOI:10.1080/11035897.2018.1445777
Vinn, O., Toom, U. 2018. First description of rare Teichichnus burrows from carbonate rocks of the Lower Paleozoic of Estonia. Carnets de Géologie 18, 13, 305-312. DOI:10.4267/2042/68550
Knaust, D., Minter, N. J. 2018. The fish swimming trace Undichna unisulca from the Silurian of Sweden: probably the oldest vertebrate locomotion trace fossil. Lethaia 51, 4, 469-472. DOI:10.1111/let.12272
Laing, B. A., Buatois, L. A., Mángano, M. G., Narbonne, G. M., Gougeon, R. C. 2018. Gyrolithes from the Ediacaran-Cambrian boundary section in Fortune Head, Newfoundland, Canada: Exploring the onset of complex burrowing. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 495, 171-185. DOI:10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.01.010
Hanken, N.-M., Uchman, A., Nielsen, J. K., Olaussen, S., Eggebø, T., Steinsland, R. 2016. Late Ordovician trace fossils from offshore to shallow water mixed siliciclastic and carbonate facies in the Ringerike Area, Oslo Region, Norway. Ichnos 23, 3-4, 189-221. DOI:10.1080/10420940.2016.1199427
Hoffmann, R., Grimmberger, G., Knaust, D. 2016. Tubichnus angulatus- A Complex Burrow System from Erratic Boulders of Early Cambrian Age, Northeast Germany and South Sweden. Ichnos 23, 1-2, 116-125. DOI:10.1080/10420940.2015.1132214
Vinn, O., Toom, U. 2016. Rare arthropod traces from the Ordovician and Silurian of Estonia (Baltica). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie. Abhandlungen 280, 2, 135-141. DOI:10.1127/njgpa/2016/0570
Knaust, D. 2015. Siphonichnidae (new ichnofamily) attributed to the burrowing activity of bivalves: Ichnotaxonomy, behaviour and palaeoenvironmental implications. Earth-Science Reviews 150, 497-519. DOI:10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.07.014
Vinn, O., Wilson, M. A., Toom, U. 2015. Distribution of Conichnus and Amphorichnus in the Lower Paleozoic of Estonia (Baltica). Carnets de Géologie 15, 19, 269-278. DOI:10.4267/2042/58180
Vinn, O., Toom, U. 2015. The trace fossil Zoophycos from the Silurian of Estonia. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 64, 4, 284-288. DOI:10.3176/earth.2015.34
Vinn, O., Toom, U. 2014. First record of the trace fossil Oikobesalon from the Ordovician (Darriwilian) of Baltica. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 63, 2, 118-121. DOI:10.3176/earth.2014.11
Vinn, O., Wilson, M., Zatoń, M., Toom, U. 2014. The trace fossil Arachnostega in the Ordovician of Estonia (Baltica). Palaeontologia Electronica 17, 17.3.40A, 1-9. DOI:10.26879/477
Vinn, O. 2014. Cruziana traces from the Late Silurian (Pridoli) carbonate shelf of Saaremaa, Estonia. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 63, 2, 71-75. DOI:10.3176/earth.2014.06
Knaust, D., Dronov, A. 2013. Balanoglossites ichnofabrics from the Middle Ordovician Volkhov formation (St. Petersburg Region, Russia). Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation 21, 3, 265-279. DOI:10.1134/S0869593813030040
Ivantsov, A. Yu. 2013. Trace fossils of precambrian metazoans “Vendobionta” and “Mollusks”. Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation 21, 3, 252-264. DOI:10.1134/S0869593813030039
Jensen, S., Buatois, L. A., Mángano, M. G. 2013. Testing for palaeogeographical patterns in the distribution of Cambrian trace fossils. Geological Society, London, Memoirs 38, 1, 45-58. Early Palaeozoic Biogeography and Palaeogeography, pp. 45-58. DOI:10.1144/M38.5
Vinn, O., Wilson, M. A. 2013. An event bed with abundant Skolithos burrows from the late Pridoli (Silurian) of Saaremaa (Estonia). Carnets de Géologie 13, 2, 83-87. DOI:10.4267/2042/49316
Mikuláš, R., Meškis, S., Ivanov, A., Lukševičs, E., Zupinš, I., Stinkulis, G. 2013. A rich ichnofossil assemblage from the Frasnian (Upper Devonian) deposits at Andoma Hill, Onega Lake, Russia. Bulletin of Geosciences 88, 2, 389-400. DOI:10.3140/bull.geosci.1358
Mángano, M. G., Buatois, L. A. 2011. Timing of infaunalization in shallow-marine early Paleozoic communities in Gondwanan settings: discriminating evolutionary and paleogeographic controls. Palaeontologia Electronica 14, 2, 1-21.
Ivantsov, A. Yu. 2011. Feeding traces of proarticulata—the Vendian metazoa. Paleontological Journal 45, 3, 237-248. DOI:10.1134/S0031030111030063
Pacześna, J. 2010. Ichnological record of the activity of Anthozoa in the early Cambrian succession of the Upper Silesian Block (southern Poland). Acta Geologica Polonica 60, 1, 93-103.
Schallreuter, R., Hinz-Schallreuter, I. 2010. Schwarze Wurmröhren aus silurischen Kalkgeschieben. Geschiebekunde aktuell 26, 1-8.
Uchman, A., Kazakauskas, V., Gaigalas, A. 2009. Trace fossils from Late Pleistocene varved lacustrine sediments in eastern Lithuania. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 272, 199-211. DOI:10.1016/j.palaeo.2008.08.003
Landing, E., Peng, S., Babcock, L. E., Geyer, G., Moczydlowska-Vidal, M. 2007. Global standard names for the Lowermost Cambrian Series and Stage. Episodes 30, 4, 287-289. DOI:10.18814/epiiugs/2007/v30i4/004
Schlirf, M., Bromley, R. G. 2007. Teichichnus duplex n. isp., new trace fossil from the Cambrian and the Triassic. Beringeria 37, 133-141.
Davies, N. S., Sansom, I. J., Turner, P. 2006. Trace fossils and paleoenvironments of a Late Silurian marginal-marine/alluvial system: the Ringerike Group (Lower Old Red Sandstone), Oslo Region, Norway. Palaios 21, 1, 46-62. DOI:10.2110/palo.2003.p03-08
Kushlina, V. B. 2006. Biting traces on echinoderms from the Ordovician of the St. Petersburg Region (Russia). 3rd Workshop on Ichnotaxonomy. Prague and Jevíčko (Czech Republic). September 4 – 9, 2006, pp. 12-14.
Systra, Y., Jensen, S. 2006. Trace fossils from the Dividalen Group of northern Finland with remarks on early Cambrian trace fossil provincialism. GFF 128, 4, 321-325. DOI:10.1080/11035890601284321
Uchman, A., Gaždzicki, A. 2006. New trace fossils from the La Meseta Formation (Eocene) of Seymour Island, Antarctica. Polish Polar Research 27, 2, 153 – 170.
Mikuláš R., Dronov, A. V. 2005. Trace fossils. 6th Baltic Stratigraphical Conference, IGCP 503 Meeting, August 23-25, 2005. Cambrian and Ordovician of St. Petersburg region. Guidebook of the pre-conference field trip, pp. 33-38.
Uchman, A., Hanken, N.-M., Binns, R. 2005. Ordovician Bathyal Trace Fossils From Metasiliciclastics in Central Norway and Their Sedimentological and Paleogeographical Implications. Ichnos 12, 2, 105-133. DOI:10.1080/10420940590914534
Wisshak, M., Volohonsky, E., Seilacher, A., Freiwald, A. 2004. A trace fossil assemblage from fluvial Old Red deposits (Wood Bay Formation; Lower to Middle Devonian) of NW-Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Lethaia 37, 2, 149-163. DOI:10.1080/00241160410005763
Knaust, D. 2004. Cambro-Ordovician trace fossils from the SW-Norwegian Caledonides. Geological Journal 39, 1, 1-24. DOI:10.1002/gj.941
Ekdale, A. A., Bromley, R. G. 2003. Paleoethologic interpretation of complex Thalassinoides in shallow-marine limestones, Lower Ordovician, southern Sweden. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 192, 1-4, 221-227. New Interpretations of Complex Trace Fossils, pp. 221-227. DOI:10.1016/S0031-0182(02)00686-7
Jensen, S. 2003. The Proterozoic and Earliest Cambrian Trace Fossil Record; Patterns, Problems and Perspectives. Integrative and Comparative Biology 43, 1, 219-228. DOI:10.1093/icb/43.1.219
Bromley, R. G., Uchman, A. 2003. Trace fossils from the Lower and Middle Jurassic marginal-marine deposits of the Sorthat Formation, Bornholm, Denmark. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark 52, 185-208.
Rydell, J., Hammarlund, J., Seilacher, A. 2001. Trace fossil associations in the Swedish Mickwitzia sandstone (Lower Cambrian): Did trilobites really hunt for worms?. GFF 123, 4, 247-250. DOI:10.1080/11035890101234247
Jensen, S., Mens, K. 2001. Trace fossils Didymaulichnus cf. tirasensis and Monomorphichnus isp. from the Estonian Lower Cambrian, with a discussion on the early Cambrian ichnocoenoses of Baltica. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. Geology 50, 2, 75-85.
Seilacher, A. 2000. Ordovician and Silurian Arthrophycid Ichnostratigraphy. Geological Exploration in Murzuq Basin, pp. 237-258. DOI:10.1016/B978-044450611-5/50013-1
Jensen, S., Bergström, J. 2000. Cheiichnus gothicus igen. et isp. n., a new Bergaueria-like arthropod trace fossil from the Lower Cambrian of Västergötland, Sweden. GFF 122, 3, 293-296. DOI:10.1080/11035890001223293
Jensen, S., Mens, K. 1999. A Lower Cambrian shallow-water occurrence of the branching ‘deep-water’ type trace fossil Dendrorhaphe from the Lontova Formation, eastern Latvia. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 73, 1-2, 187-193. DOI:10.1007/BF02987992
Thomas, A. T., Smith, M. P. 1998. Terebellid Polychaete burrows from the Lower Palaeozoic. Palaeontology 41, 2, 317-333.
Jensen, S., Grant, S. W. F. 1998. Trace fossils from the Dividalen Group, northern Sweden: implications for Early Cambrian biostratigraphy of Baltica. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 78, 4, 305-317.
Jensen, S. 1997. Trace fossils from the Lower Cambrian Mickwitzia sandstone, south-central Sweden. Fossils and Strata 42, 1-110.
Orłowski, S., Żylińska, A. 1996. Non-arthropod burrows from the Middle and Late Cambrian of the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 41, 4, 385-409.
Nielsen, J. K., Hansen, K. S., Simonsen, L. 1996. Sedimentology and ichnology of the Robbedale Formation (Lower Cretaceous), Bornholm, Denmark. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark 43, 115-131.
Mens, K. 1994. Kambriumi alumine piir ja kivistis Phycodes pedum. Eesti Loodus , 12, 360.
Crimes, T. P. 1992. Changes in the trace fossil biota across the Proterozoic-Phanerozoic boundary. Journal of the Geological Society 149, 4, 637-646. DOI:10.1144/gsjgs.149.4.0637
Orłowski, S. 1992. Trilobite trace fossils and their stratigraphical significance in the Cambrian sequence of the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland. Geological Journal 27, 1, 15-34. DOI:10.1002/gj.3350270104
Pirrus, E. 1992. Freshening of the late Vendian basin on the East European Craton. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. Geology 41, 3, 115-123.
Bromley, R. G., Goldring, R. 1991. The palaeoburrows at the Cretaceous to Palaeocene firmground unconformity in southern England. Tertiary Research 13, 2-4, 95-102.
Jensen, S. 1991. The Lower Cambrian problematicum Spatangopsis costata Torell, 1870. GFF 113, 1, 86-87. DOI:10.1080/11035899109453833
Dam, G., Andreasen, F. 1990. High-energy ephemeral stream deltas; an example from the Upper Silurian Holmestrand Formation of the Oslo Region, Norway. Sedimentary Geology 66, 3-4, 197-225. DOI:10.1016/0037-0738(90)90060-7
Troppenz, U.-M. 1989. Eine neue Skolithos-Art. Geschiebekunde aktuell 5, 1, 21-25.
Elias, R. J., Nowlan, G. S., Bolton, T. E. 1988. Paleontology of the type section, Fort Garry Member, Red River Formation (Upper Ordovician), southern Manitoba.
Clausen, C. K., Vilhjálmsson, M. 1986. Substrate control of lower Cambrian trace fossils from Bornholm, Denmark. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 56, 1-2, 51-68. DOI:10.1016/0031-0182(86)90107-0
Palij, V. M., Posti, E., Fedonkin, M. A. 1983. Soft-bodied metazoa and animal trace fossils in the Vendian and early Cambrian. Upper Precambrian and Cambrian palaeontology of the East European Platform, pp. 56-94.
Briggs, D. E. G., Rolfe, W. D. I. 1983. A giant arthropod trackway from the Lower Mississippian of Pennsylvania. Journal of Paleontology 57, 2, 377–390.
Andersson, K. A. 1981. Bernhard Lundgren`s (1891) description of Ophiomorpha. GFF 103, 1, 105-107. DOI:10.1080/11035898109455213
Jaeger, H., Martinsson, A. 1980. The Early Cambrian trace fossil Plagiogmus in its type area. GFF 102, 2, 117-126. DOI:10.1080/11035898009450888
Brood, K. 1980. Two species of Keilorites from the Silurian of Gotland. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 60, 161-174.
Hecker, R. F. 1980. Traces of invertebrates and stigmarids in marine sediments of the Lower Carboniferous of the Moscow syncline. Transactions of the Paleontological Institute (PIN) 178, 82.
Palij, V. M., Posti, E., Fedonkin, M. A. 1979. Soft-bodied Metazoa and trace fossils of Vendian and Lower Cambrian. Upper Precambrian and Cambrian Paleontology of East-European Platform, pp. 49-82.
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Kowalski, W. R. 1978. Critical analysis of Cambrian ichnogenus Plagiogmus Roedel, 1929. Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae XLVIII, 3/4, 333-344.
Harland, T. L.. 1978. Caprionichnus, a new trace fossil from the Caradocian of southern Norway. Geological Journal 13, 1, 93-99. DOI:10.1002/gj.3350130109
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Alpert, S. P., Moore, J. N. 1975. Lower Cambrian trace fossil evidence for predation on trilobites. Lethaia 8, 3, 223-230. DOI:10.1111/j.1502-3931.1975.tb00926.x
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