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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
http://blogs.plos.org/paleo/2014/07/23/pseudo-poo-glitters-isnt-fecal-gold/

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.
http://bulletin.geoscienceworld.org/content/113/6/673

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.
http://paleobiol.geoscienceworld.org/content/27/1/7.abstract

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.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10420949309380097

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.
http://palaios.sepmonline.org/content/28/6/343.short

A wikipedi image is "File:Pseudocoprolite.jpg" at
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pseudocoprolite.jpg
Yours,

Paul H.