The Discussion of our paper by Martínez is very welcome because it supports our finding that bivalves may colonize wet-interdune settings and thus, trace fossils produced by them may record environmental changes—this is the main point of the contribution by Carmona et al. (2018). However, there are some comments in the Discussion by Martínez about the interpretations proposed in that paper that need to be clarified here.

Martínez argues that the suggested trace-fossil producers supposedly do not belong to the group of “Unioniformes” rather than to the Sphaeriidae. He is right in mentioning that the preservation of the bivalves...

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