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    Kosmos
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    Post  Kosmos on Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:13 pm

    Here is a ghost shrimp burrow from Yaverland on the Isle of Wight!

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    Thanks for looking. Smile
    macrocephale
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    Post  macrocephale on Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:28 pm

    These shrimp burrows (they're not necessarily from shrips, but many burrows look the same and are named after modern ones that are made by shrips)
    are usually called Thallasinoides, however, due to the modifications of fecal pellets on the outside of ones like these, they can have different names. (I can't remember the name of this one atm, I'll post it next time I go through my trace fossil notes.
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    Post  Kosmos on Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:45 am

    macrocephale wrote:These shrimp burrows (they're not necessarily from shrips, but many burrows look the same and are named after modern ones that are made by shrips)
    are usually called Thallasinoides, however, due to the modifications of fecal pellets on the outside of ones like these, they can have different names. (I can't remember the name of this one atm, I'll post it next time I go through my trace fossil notes.
    Interesting, thanks for the info! Smile

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