infaunal epiphany

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Aktuopaläontologie in Caribbean Panama

When we paleontologists look at the modern world, most often we can’t help but thinking in our beloved fossil record. I would say that this is particularly true for taphonomists … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

European fiddler crabs

They make no music. They have no fiddle. Nevertheless, the feeding movements of the minor claw of male Uca crabs while holding their major cheliped up is somehow resemblant, or … Continue reading

May 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Burrowing pioneers: earliest evidence of true infaunality in Precambrian benthic systems

One of the major revolutions in the history of life on Earth took place some time around 540 million years ago and affected benthic ecosystems. This date marks the beginning … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 3 Comments