MISS (Microbially Induced Sedimentary Structure)
Longmyndian Super Gropu
Beltanelliformis minutae Pre Cambrian fossils
size: 7 cm x 6 cm
Acquired from old collection
Beltanelliformis (McIlroy et al., 2005) is an enigmatic Pre Cambrian fossil
Some hypothesis described as algal or microbial vesicle affinities. MISS (Microbially Induced Sedimentary Structure). In any case (Ivantsov et al. 2014) is agree withthe hypothesis developed by M. Steiner of the microbial nature of these fossils.
Scientific table is from: LIU, A.G. (2011). Reviewing the Ediacaran fossils of the Long Mynd, Shropshire. Proceedings of the ShropshireGeological Society, 16, 31–43