ichnology


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ichnology

[ik′näl·ə·jē]
(paleontology)
The study of ichnofossils, especially fossil footprints.
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Sedimentology and ichnology of tide-influenced Late Miocene successions in western Amazonia: The gradational transition between the Pebas and Nauta formations.
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.
The ichnology of brackish water Pleistocene deposits at Willapa Bay, Washington: variability in estuarine settings.
The second edition incorporates recent fossil discoveries, and adds closing chapters on dinosaur ichnology, birds as modern dinosaurs, and extinction.
Ichnology of New England: A report on the Sandstone of the Connecticut Valley, especially its fossil footprints.