Ichnofacies and Ichnofabrics

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Seilacherian ichnofacies are defined as trace fossil assemblages that recur through long intervals of geologic time and are more or less characteristic of a given set of environmental conditions (Frey and Pemberton 1984, 1985). Essential to the ichnofacies concept is their archetypal nature. Following this concept, the identified ichnofacies and ichnofabric superimpositions pertaining to the study area have been addressed in this chapter in terms of environmental changes. Following this concept, the identified ichnofacies and ichnofabric superimpositions pertaining to the study area have been addressed in this chapter in terms of environmental changes.


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  1. 1.Palaeontology DivisionGeological Survey of IndiaKolkataIndia

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