Ozarkcollenia, Ediacaran Fauna

Ozarkcollenia sp. is an algal mat impression, (a mold) the top of a stromatolite dome preserved in the Precambrian, Ketcherside volcanic tuff, Culbertson Mt., Iron Co., Missouri

The Vendian marks the first appearance of a group of large fossils collectively known as the "Vendian biota" or "Ediacara fauna." The question of what these fossils are is still not settled to everyone's satisfaction; at various times they have been considered algae, lichens, giant protozoans, or even a separate kingdom of life unrelated to anything living today. Some of these fossils are simple blobs that are hard to interpret and could represent almost anything. Some are most like cnidarians, worms, or soft-bodied relatives of the arthropods. Others are less easy to interpret and may belong to extinct phyla. But besides the fossils of soft bodies, Vendian rocks contain trace fossils, probably made by wormlike animals slithering over mud. 



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