Strap-Like Trace Fossils

Lower Cambrian Campito Formation

Esmeralda County, Nevada

Here are two strap-like trace fossils from the Lower Cambrian Campito Formation, Esmeralda County, Nevada; these are undescribed early Cambrian fossils from near the world-famous Precambrian-Cambrian boundary--nobody knows for certain just what kind of animal created this distinctive type of trace fossil remain, which is unique to a narrow horizon near the base of the Montenegro Member of the Campito Formation.

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