Brooksella Walcott, 1896

Taxon description

Ciampaglio et al., 2006

Emended diagnosis: Body fossil consisting of asymmetrical cup-shaped structure (in lateral view) with varable number of radially disposed lobes extending from a small central area (in top or bottom view); central area may have round protrusion or depression; siliceous spicules variably present.

Jensen, 1997

Description. - Trace fossil consisting of radially arranged knob-like segments preserved in positive hyporelief ( Fig.26) . The knobs are up to 7 mm long and about 3 mm in diameter, directed horizontally or gently inclined relative to bedding ( Fig. 26) . Width of the entire structure increases upwards ( Fig. 26B ) , reaching a diameter of about l . S cm. Preservation of trace is toa poor to reveal if there is an ordered vertical arrangement of the knobs. A few knobs have fine radiating markings on their tops.

Selection of related publications
Jensen, S. 1997. Trace fossils from the Lower Cambrian Mickwitzia sandstone, south-central Sweden. Fossils and Strata 42, 1-110.
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