a catalogue of sites of exceptional fossil preservation
produced by MSc Palaeobiology Students at
University of Bristol's Department of Earth Sciences

Stratigraphically ordered index

Burgess Shale, Canada Ludlow Bonebed, Welsh Borders
Chengjiang, China Mazon Creek, USA
Dominican Amber Monte Bolca, Italy
Doushantuo Formation, China 'Orsten', Baltic shore
Ediacara, Australia Posidonienschiefer, Holzmaden, Germany
Florissant Formation, USA Princeton Chert, USA
Gilboa, USA Rancho La Brea, USA (1)
Gogo Formation, Australia Rancho La Brea, USA (2)
Grübe Messel, Germany Rhynie Chert, Scotland
Hunsrück Shale, Germany Riversleigh, Australia
Karatau, Kazakhstan Santana Formation, Brazil
Lake Turkana, Kenya Sirius Passet Formation, Greenland
Las Hoyas, Spain Solnhofen, Germany
La Voulte-sur-Rhône, France Soom Shale, South Africa
Liaoning Formation, China Tlayúa, Mexico

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