Occurrence of the Lower Cambrian anemone-style trace fossils in the Zabuk Formation (Mardin-Derik, SE Turkey)

Hosgor, Izzet
Yılmaz, İsmail Ömer
The Zabuk Formation of the Derik Group exposed over much of south-eastern Turkey presents a succession composed of shallow marine and fluvial siliciclastic sedimentary rocks. The Lower Cambrian assemblages containing abundant anemone-style trace fossils are known from most major palaeocontinents such as Laurentia, Baltica, and Gondwana. These have possible affinities with semi-infaunal dwelling anemones on siliciclastic midlatitude shelves of West Gondwana in early Fortunian deposits. Among them is Bergaueria, characterized by plug-shaped burrows as exemplified by Bergaueria perata, that is, a characteristic trace fossil of the Cambrian globally. (C) 2018 Academie des sciences. Published by Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.


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Citation Formats
I. Hosgor and İ. Ö. Yılmaz, “Occurrence of the Lower Cambrian anemone-style trace fossils in the Zabuk Formation (Mardin-Derik, SE Turkey),” COMPTES RENDUS PALEVOL, pp. 495–503, 2018, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/41084.