Jellyfish Impressions

Lower Cambrian Zabriskie Quartzite

Inyo County, California

Jellyfish impressions (faint discoidal objects) on slabs of quartzitic sandstone from the lower Cambrian Zabriskie Quartzite, Inyo County, California. These represent the oldest examples of jellyfish strandings in the fossil record. Photographs from a specific scientific paper.

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