Ichnofossils

Bergaueria Prantl, 1945

Taxon description

Lima & Netto, 2012

Short, plug-shaped, vertical burrow, with an elliptical base and a central depression at the basal end. Burrow borders are smooth, with very discrete lining. Ornaments are absent. Burrow fill is similar to that of the host rock. Minimum diameter of the basal end is 17.3 mm, maximum is 19.25 mm; maximum height preserved is 4.75 mm. Preservation in positive hyporelief.

Selection of related publications
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.
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.
Knaust, D. 2004. Cambro-Ordovician trace fossils from the SW-Norwegian Caledonides. Geological Journal 39, 1, 1-24. DOI:10.1002/gj.941
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.
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
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.