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Palaeobiology of latest Ediacaran phosphorites from the upper Khesen Formation, Khuvsgul Group, northern Mongolia

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Microfossil assemblages that include large acritarchs with complex processes, known as Doushantuo-Pertatataka-type acritarchs, are recovered from early Ediacaran successions globally. They are commonly found in shale and chert lithologies, but their diversity and palaeobiological significance is greatest when they are phosphatized. The best-known examples are from the Doushantuo Formation, South China, which preserves over 60 taxa including possible embryonic forms which may represent the old...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/14772019.2018.1443977

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
Oxford college:
All Souls College
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ExxonMobil Student Geoscience Grant
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Astrobiology Institute [NNA13AA90A] Foundations of Complex Life, Evolution, Preservation and Detection on Earth and Beyond
Earth and Space Science Fellowship Program [NNX14AP10H] to RPA
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Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Systematic Palaeontology Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
6
Pages:
501-532
Publication date:
2018-03-19
Acceptance date:
2018-01-02
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EISSN:
1478-0941
ISSN:
1477-2019
Pubs id:
pubs:824239
URN:
uri:3c82eb33-c7c4-4f0f-9e64-fc516e3e3784
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uuid:3c82eb33-c7c4-4f0f-9e64-fc516e3e3784
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pubs:824239

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