Trace Fossil: Taphrhelminthoida dailyi Hofmann and Patel

Colour image of gray rock with darker gray winding trail

Trace Fossil: Taphrhelminthoida dailyi Hofmann and Patel, Cambrian, Hanford Brook, New Brunswick, Collector: B. Daily, 1974. In the Early Cambrian, before the ‘Explosion’ of life, the fossil record is comprised of small shelly fossils and traces left by animals. This winding trail likely represents a feeding trail of a snail-like animal.

Collector: B. Daily
New Brunswick Museum
1974
Hanford Brook, New Brunswick, CANADA
Specimen width 35 cm
NBMG 4013
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