ichnology


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ichnology

[ik′näl·ə·jē]
(paleontology)
The study of ichnofossils, especially fossil footprints.
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Mangano, "Ichnology and sedimentology of a tide-influenced delta, Lower Miocene Chenque Formation, Patagonia, Argentina: tracefossil distribution and response to environmental stresses," Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol.
He then moves to ichnology, its registration and imitation, writing, "archwriting," thought, and the genesis and structure of inscriptions.
Tye, "Differentiation of estuarine and offshore marine deposits using integrated ichnology and sedimentology: Permian Pebbly Beach Formation, Sydney Basin, Australia," in The Application of Ichnology To Palaeoenvironmental and Stratigraphic Analysis, D.
In the chapter on ichnology and facies models, authors James MacEachern, George Pemberton, Murray Gingras, and Kerrie Bann integrate the biological and sedimentological interplay that results in distinct marine ichnofacies.
Ichnology of Triassic and Holocene cambarid crayfish of North America: an overview of burrowing behavior and morphology as reflected by their burrow morphologies in the geological record.