Thursday, May 31, 2018


Steven C Minkin Paleozoic Footprint site

The most important trace-fossil site of its age in the world (Pennsylvanian, Westphalian A)

Millipede trackway

Horseshoe crab trarkway 

Jumping flightless insect trarkway 

Reptilian trarkway 

Amphibian trackway

Fish-fin trace (two of them) 

Insect wing impression

These trace fossils (the impression of wings is actually a body fossil), and thousands of others,  were preserved in a 313 million year old tidal flat in central Alabama..

The site and related subjects are described in this book:

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