Journal article

Enigmatic chambered structures in Cryogenian reefs: The oldest sponge-grade organisms?

Malcolm W Wallace, Ashleigh VS Hood, Estee MS Woon, Karl-Heinz Hoffmann, Christopher P Reed



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Funding Acknowledgements

We are most grateful to Marg and Doug Sprigg of Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary for their generous support of fieldwork over many years. We appreciate the help given by Gammon Ranges National Park staff for access to the Oodnaminta Reef. We also thank Sabre Resources (Matt Painter and Eddie van Dyke), Teck Namibia (particularly Andrea Reed and Eckhart Fryer) and Weatherly International PLC (Mike Stuart) for logistic support and access to drill core during fieldwork in Namibia. This research is partially funded from ARC Discovery Grant DP130102240. We would also like to thank three anonymous reviewers, whose many helpful suggestions improved the manuscript.