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Thursday, 13 December 2012

Ediacaran Fossils Argued to Be Nonmarine

Ediacaran Fossils Argued to Be Nonmarine

Australian Multicellular Fossils Point to Life On
Land, Not at Sea, Geologist Proposes, Science Daily,
Dec. 12, 2012,

Ancient Australian fossils were on land, not at sea,
geologist proposes, University of Oregon, Dec.
12, 2102,

'Marine' Fossils May Instead Represent Early Land
Dwellers, Science AAAS,

Controversial claim puts life on land 65 million years

The paper is:

Retallack, G. J., 2012, Ediacaran life on land. Nature.
Published online, 12 December 2012

Related papers are:

Xiao, S., and L. P. Knauth, 2012, Palaeontology:
Fossils come in to land. Nature. Published online
12 December 2012

Retallack, G. J., 1994b. Were the Ediacaran fossils lichens?
Paleobiology. vol. 20, 523-544.

PDF file at

Retallack, G. J., 2012, Were Ediacaran siliciclastics of
South Australia coastal or deep marine? Sedimentology.
vol. 58, pp. 1208-1236.

PDF file at
and at

Retallack, G. J., 2008, Cambrian paleosols and landscapes
of South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences.
vol. 55, pp. 1083-1106

PDF file at

Gregory Retallack homepage at

PDFs of Gregory Retallack Publications at

Best wishes,

Paul H.