taphocoenosis

taphocoenosis

[¦taf·ō·sē′nō·səs]
(paleontology)
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The Middle Eocene plant taphocoenosis from Eckfeld (Eifel, Germany).
However, without comprehensive statistical analyses of the taphocoenosis, the predatory origin of these borings cannot be excluded, as it has been suggested for some borings in Richmondian Onniella meeki (see Kaplan & Baumiller 2000).
ABSTRACT: A marine taphocoenosis constituted by brachiopods and mollusks (bivalves and gastropods) was found interbedded in a Neogene volcaniclastic sequence (ignimbrites and tuffites from Bagaces Formation).