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Saturday, 26 July 2014

Pseudocoprolites, Miocene, Washington State

Pseudocoprolites, Miocene, Washington State

Pseudo-poo! All that glitters isn’t fecal gold
by Andrew Farke, PLOS Blogs, July 23, 2014

The papers that this article cites are:

Mustoe, G. E., 2001, Enigmatic origin of ferruginous “coprolites”:
Evidence from the Miocene Wilkes Formation, southwestern
Washington. Geological Society of America Bulletin vol. 113
no. 6, pp. 673–681.

Seilacher, A., C. Marshall, H. C. W. Skinner, and T. Tsuihiji,
2001, A fresh look at sideritic “coprolites.” Paleobiology.
vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 7–13.

Spencer, P. K., 1993, The “coprolites” that aren’t: The
straight poop on specimens from the Miocene of
southwestern Washington State. Ichnos. vol. 2, no. 2,
pp. 231–236.

Yancey, T. E., G. E. Mustoe, E. B. Leopold, and M. T.
Heizler, 2013, Mudflow disturbance in latest Miocene
forests in Lewis County, Washington. PALAIOS.
vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 343–358.

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