The new edition of this work includes an appendix listing criteria for the identification of ichnotaxa. It covers all aspects of tiering trace fossil diversity and ichnoguilds, and is aimed at advanced undergraduates and postgraduates in palaeoecology, paleobiology and sedimentology.

part |2 pages

Part One Neoichnology

chapter 1|18 pages

Animal–sediment relationships

chapter 2|6 pages

Sediment stirrers

chapter 3|39 pages

The work of worms (mostly)

chapter 4|43 pages

Some celebrated burrowers

chapter 5|32 pages

The synecology of bioturbation

part |2 pages

Part Two Palaeoichnology

chapter 6|12 pages

The fossilization barrier

chapter 7|7 pages

Some ichnological principles

chapter 8|26 pages

Ichnotaxonomy and classification

chapter 11|21 pages

Ichnofabric and trace fossils in core

chapter 12|23 pages

Solving problems with trace fossils

chapter 13|2 pages