Trace Fossils References


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Bromley, Richard G. (1990), Trace fossils: biology and taphonomy: Springer-Verlag, New York, 281 p.

Brongniart, Adolphe (1828), Histoire des vegetaux fossiles ("History of fossil plants"): Chez F.G. Levrault, Paris, 223 p.

Buatois, Luis and Mángano, Gabriela (2011), Ichnology: Organism-Substrate Interactions in Space and Time: Cambridge University Press, New York, 366 p.

Chamberlain, C.K. (1975), Recent lebensspuren in nonmarine aquatic environments in (Frey, R.W., ed.) The Study of Trace Fossils: Springer-Verlag, New York, p. 133-183.

Chamberlain, C.K. (1978), Recognition of Trace Fossils in Cores in (Basan, P.B., ed.) Trace Fossil Concepts: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Short Course Notes 5, p. 133-183.

Clifton, Ed (2013), Trace Fossils of the Carmelo Formation. From the website for the Point Lobos Foundation - last accessed on 11/14/2015.

Frey, Robert w. (1975), The Study of Trace Fossils: Springer-Verlag, New York, 562 p.

Frey, Robert W. and Howard, James D. (1985), Upper Cretaceous Trace Fossils, Book Cliffs of Utah: A Field Guide, in Depostional Facies of the Castlegate and Blackhawk Formations, Book Cliffs, Eastern Utah: Field Trip No. 10, Rock Mountain Section SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology), p. 115-152.

Häntzschel, W. (1975), Trace fossils and problematica (2nd edition) in (Teichert, C., ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part W. Miscellanea: Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado, 269 p.

Hasiotis, Stephen, University of Kansas Ichnology (website) - last accessed on 11/14/2015.

Herold, C. Lathrop (1934), Fossil markings in the Carmelo Series (Upper Cretaceous), Point Lobos, California, Journal of Geology, v. 42, p. 630-640.

Hill, G.W. (1981), Ichnoenoses of a Paleocene submarine canyon floor, Point Lobos, California, in (Frizzel, V., ed.) Upper Cretaceous and Paelocene turbidites, central California Coast: Pacific Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Guide Book to Field Trip No. 6, p. 93-104.

Hitchcock, Edward (1858), Ichnology of New England: William White, Printer to the State, Boston, Masachusetts, 220 p.

Howell, Chuck D., Ichnogenera Photos (website) - last accessed on 11/14/2015.

Kern, J.P. and Warme, J.E. (1974), Trace fossils and bathymetry of the Upper Cretaceous Point Loma Formation, San Diego, California, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 85, p. 893-900.

Martin, Anthony of Emory University, Trace Fossil Database (website) - last accessed on 11/14/2015.

Mikuláš, R. (1999), Notes on the concept of plant trace fossils related to plant-generated sedimentary structures, Veštník Ceského geologického ústavu, v. 74, p. 39-42.

Pemberten, S.G. (undated), Recognition of Trace Fossils in Cores in Ichnology: the Study of Animal-Sediment Interactions, Short Course, self published, p. 105-129.

Richter, Rudolf (1952), Fluidal-Textur in Sediment-Gesteien und uber Sedifluktion uberhaupt, Notizbl, Hess, Landesamtes Bodenforsch, Wiesbaden 6, p. 67-81. - Richter introduced the term bioturbation (bioturbate Textur) with this paper.

Seilacher, Adolf (1953), Studien zur paläontologie: 1. Über die methoden der palichnologie, Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 96, p. 421-452. - Seilacher introduced the behavioral classification of trace fossils with this paper.

Seilacher, Adolf (1964a), Biogenic Sedimentary structures in (Imbrie, J. & Newell, N.D. eds.) Approaches to Paleonotology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, p. 296-316. - Seilacher expanded in this paper the behavioral classification system for trace fossils that he introduced in his 1953 paper.

Seilacher, Adolf (1964b), Sedimentological classification and nomenclature of trace fossils, Sedimentology, v. 3, p. 253-256.

Seilacher, Adolf (1967), Bathymetry of trace fossils, Marine Geology, v. 5, p. 413-428. - Seilacher introduced the concept of ichnofacies in this paper.

Seilacher, Adolph (2007), Trace Fossils Analysis: Springer-Verlag, New York, 240 p.

Smith, Jon J. of the Kansas Geological Survey, Morphology and paleoenvironmental implications of adhesive meniscate burrows (AMB), Paleogene Willwood Formation and other continental deposits (website) - last accessed on 11/14/2015.

Smith, J.J. and Hasiotis, S.T. (2008), Traces and burrowing behaviors of the cicada nymph Cicadetta calliope: Neoichnology and paleoecological significance of extant soil-dwelling insects, PALAIOS, v. 23, n. 8, p. 503-513.

Weimer, R.J. and Hoyt, H.H. (1964), Burrows of Callianassa major Say geologic indicators of littoral and shallow neritic environments, Journal of Paleontology, v. 38, p. 761-767.