Earliest Evidence Of Reproduction In A Complex Organism ( Rangeomorph, Newfoundland)
Interesting article about Rangeomorphs ( Fractofusus ):
Earliest evidence of reproduction in a complex organism
Cambridge University, August 3, 2015http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/earliest-evidence-of-reproduction-in-a-complex-organism
Earliest evidence of reproduction in a complex organism, Science Daily
Newfoundland fossils may show earliest reproduction
in complex organism, CBC News, August 3, 2015
The paper is:
Mitchell, E. G., C. G. Kenchington, A. G. Liu, J. J.
Matthews, and N. J. Butterfield, 2015, Reconstructing
the reproductive mode of an Ediacaran macro-organism.
Nature. (2015), DOI: 10.1038/nature14646
Received 27 February 2015 Accepted 08 June 2015
Published online 03 August 2015
Some other papers:
Drosera, M. L., and J. G. Gehling, 2015, The advent of
animals: The view from the Ediacaran. Proceedings of the
National Academy of Science of the United States. vol. 112,
no. 6, pp. 4865-4870.
Liu, A. G., C. G. Kenchington, and E. G. Mitchell, 2015,
Remarkable insights into the paleoecology of the Avalonian
Ediacaran macrobiota. Gondwana Research. vol. 27,
pp. 1355-1380. http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/3182/12/1-s2.0-S1342937X14003256-main.pdf
Liu, A. G., J. J. Matthews, L. R. Menon, D. McIlroy and
M. D. Brasier, 2014, Haootia quadriformis n. gen., n. sp.,
interpreted as a muscular cnidarian impression from the
Late Ediacaran period (approx. 560 Ma). Proceedings of
the Royal Society B Biological Sciences.
The below paper is very interesting.
Tarhan, L. G. , M. L. Droser, and J. G. Gehling, 2015,
Depositional and preservational environments of the
Ediacara Member, Rawnsley Quartzite (South Australia):
Assessment of paleoenvironmental proxies and the
timing of ‘ferruginization’. Palaeogeography,
Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. vol. 434, pp. 4–13.