Ichnofossils

Ichnofossil group Ichnofossils

et: jäljekivistised; fi: jälkifossiilit; sv: spårfossiler;

Taxon ID: 112 / 2018-12-09
Belongs to: Biota
Contains: Bioclaustration structures | Bioerosional trace fossils | Coprolites | Soft-sediment trace fossils
Stratigraphic range: Ediacara Recent | ~ 650,0–0,0 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 145

List of Baltoscandian species (may not be complete, up to 1000 species displayed)

  1. Abeliella bellafurca |
  2. Amphorichnus papillatus | Lower Cambrian (old nomenclature) → Haljala Stage
  3. Anoigmaichnus bretti | Oandu Stage
  4. Anoigmaichnus odinsholmensis | Uhaku Stage → Oandu Stage
  5. Anoigmaichnus zapalskii | Oandu Stage
  6. Arachnostega gastrochaenae | Cambrian → Upper Jurassic
  7. Archaeonassa fossulata | Cambrian → Recent
  8. Arcuatichnus wimani |
  9. Arenicolites carbonarius |
  10. Balanoglossites triadicus |
  11. Balticapunctum inchoatus | Volkhov Stage
  12. Beaconites capronus | Cambrian → Recent
  13. Bergaueria elliptica | Cambrian
  14. Bergaueria hemisphaerica |
  15. Bergaueria perata | Cambrian
  16. Bergaueria prantli |
  17. Bergaueria sucta | Cambrian
  18. Bilinichnus simplex | Vendian → Cambrian
  19. Burrinjuckia clitambonitofilia | Kukruse Stage
  20. Burrinjuckia spiriferidophilia | Devonian
  21. Caedichnus spiralis | Kukruse Stage → Recent
  22. Chaetosalpinx ferganensis | Silurian → Devonian
  23. Chaetosalpinx groningae | Silurian
  24. Chaetosalpinx huismani | Silurian → Devonian
  25. Chaetosalpinx sibiriensis |
  26. Cheiichnus gothicus | Lower Cambrian (old nomenclature)
  27. Chondrites intricatus |
  28. Chondrites patulus |
  29. Circulichnis montanus |
  30. Cochlichnus anguineus |
  31. Conichnus conicus | Lower Cambrian (old nomenclature) → Eocene
  32. Conichnus conosinus |
  33. Coprulus oblongus |
  34. Cruziana barbata |
  35. Cruziana fasciculata |
  36. Cruziana furcifera |
  37. Cruziana rugosa |
  38. Cruziana rusoformis |
  39. Cruziana semiplicata |
  40. Cruziana tenella |
  41. Curvolithus simplex |
  42. Dendrina dendrina |
  43. Dictyodora tenuis |
  44. Dictyodora zimmermani |
  45. Didymaulichnus rouaulti |
  46. Didymaulichnus tirasensis | Cambrian
  47. Dimorphichnus quadrifidus |
  48. Diplocraterion helmerseni | Cambrian
  49. Diplocraterion parallelum |
  50. Fasciculus rogus | Wenlock
  51. Furculosus carpathicus |
  52. Gastrochaenolites oelandicus | Volkhov Stage
  53. Glaciichnium liebegastensis |
  54. Gordia carickensis | Devonian → Pleistocene
  55. Gordia marina | Ediacara
  56. Gyrolithes polonicus |
  57. Gyrolithes scintillus |
  58. Halopoa imbricata | Cambrian
  59. Helicosalpinx asturiana |
  60. Helicosalpinx concoenatus |
  61. Helminthoidichnites tenuis | Ediacara
  62. Ilmenichnus devonicus |
  63. Intrites punctatus | Vendian
  64. Kimberichnus teruzzi | Vendian → Triassic
  65. Lockeia amygdaloides |
  66. Lockeia cunctator |
  67. Lockeia siliquaria |
  68. Macaronichnus segregatis |
  69. Medvezhichnus pudicum |
  70. Megagrapton irregulare | Ordovician → Miocene
  71. Megagrapton submontanum |
  72. Monocraterion tentaculatum | Cambrian → Recent
  73. Naviculichnium marginatum |
  74. Nenoxites curvus | Ediacara
  75. Neonereites biserialis |
  76. Neonereites uniserialis | Vendian → Cambrian
  77. Nereites (trace fossil) missouriensis |
  78. Oichnus coronatus | Pleistocene → Holocene
  79. Oikobesalon coricaceum | Uhaku Stage → Ludlow
  80. Oikobesalon erraticum |
  81. Oikobesalon liljevalli | Wenlock
  82. Oikobesalon squamosus | Silurian
  83. Ophiomorpha nodosa |
  84. Osprioneides kampto | Haljala Stage → Silurian
  85. Palaeopascichnus delicatus |
  86. Palaeopascichnus sinuosus | Vendian
  87. Palaeophycus herberti |
  88. Palaeophycus striatus |
  89. Palaeophycus tubularis | Precambrian → Holocene
  90. Phycodes curvipalmatum |
  91. Phycodes palmatus | Lower Cambrian (old nomenclature)
  92. Phycodes rarus | Upper Ordovician → lower Silurian
  93. Phycodes reniforme |
  94. Phycodes templus |
  95. Phycosiphon incertum |
  96. Plagiogmus arcuatus | Cambrian
  97. Planolites beverleyensis | Ediacara
  98. Planolites montanus | Ediacara
  99. Planolites serpens |
  100. Planolites virgatus |
  101. Protovirgularia dichotoma |
  102. Protovirgularia pennatus | Silurian → Oligocene
  103. Psammichnites gigas |
  104. Rhizocorallium commune | Cambrian
  105. Ropalonaria arachne | Ordovician
  106. Rosselia socialis | Lower Cambrian (old nomenclature)
  107. Rugalichnus matthewii | Cambrian
  108. Rusophycus didymus |
  109. Rusophycus dispar |
  110. Rusophycus eutendorfensis |
  111. Rusophycus jenningsi |
  112. Saerichnites variolatus |
  113. Scotolithus mirabilis | Lower Cambrian (old nomenclature)
  114. Sedilichnus paraboloides | Cambrian → Holocene
  115. Sedilichnus simplex |
  116. Siphonichnus ophthalmoides | Devonian → Holocene
  117. Skolithos annulatus |
  118. Skolithos delinatus |
  119. Skolithos linearis |
  120. Squamodictyon petaloideum |
  121. Steinsfjordichnus brutoni | upper Silurian
  122. Suzmites volutatus |
  123. Syringomorpha nilssoni |
  124. Taenidium irregulare |
  125. Teichichnus duplex | Middle Cambrian (old nomenclature)
  126. Teichichnus rectus | Middle Cambrian (old nomenclature) → Holocene
  127. Thalassinoides bacae | Volkhov Stage → Lasnamägi Stage
  128. Thalassinoides paradoxicus |
  129. Thalassinoides suevicus | Silurian → Miocene
  130. Tomaculum problematicum | Ordovician
  131. Tremichnus paraboloides | Volkhov Stage
  132. Treptichnus bifurcus | Cambrian → Carboniferous
  133. Treptichnus pedum | Cambrian → Silurian
  134. Trichichnus linearis |
  135. Trichophycus triplerum |
  136. Trichophycus venosus |
  137. Trypanites fimbriatus |
  138. Trypanites heckeri |
  139. Trypanites solitarius |
  140. Trypanites weisei |
  141. Tubichnus angulatus |
  142. Undichna uniscula | Ludlow
  143. Vendichnus vendicus |
  144. Vimenites bacillaris | Vendian
  145. Warvichnium ulbrichi |

Visual identification guide (Ichnofossils)

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Selection of related publications

  • Toom et al., 2018. Ordovician and Silurian ichnofossils from carbonate facies in Estonia: A collection-based review [DOI]
  • Knaust & Minter, 2018. The fish swimming trace Undichna unisulca from the Silurian of Sweden: probably the oldest vertebrate locomotion trace fossil [DOI]
  • Vinn & Toom, 2018. First description of rare Teichichnus burrows from the carbonate rocks of early Paleozoic of Estonia [DOI]
  • Vinn et al., 2018b. Bioclaustrations in Upper ordovician bryozoans from northern Estonia [DOI]
  • Vinn & Toom, 2016e. Borings in phosphatized Cambrian siltstone pebbles, Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • Vinn & Toom, 2016c. Rare arthropod traces from the Ordovician and Silurian of Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • Hoffmann et al., 2016. Tubichnus angulatus - A Complex Burrow System from Erratic Boulders of Early Cambrian Age, Northeast Germany and South Sweden [DOI]
  • Vinn & Toom, 2016b. A sparsely encrusted hardground with abundant Trypanites boring from the Llandovery of the Velise River, western Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • Hanken et al., 2016. Late Ordovician Trace Fossils from Offshore to Shallow Water Mixed Siliciclastic and Carbonate Facies in the Ringerike Area, Oslo Region, Norway [DOI]
  • Vinn & Toom, 2016d. Bioerosion of inorganic hard substrates in the Silurian of Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • Knaust, 2015b. Siphonichnidae (new ichnofamily) attributed to the burrowing activity of bivalves: ichnotaxonomy, behaviour and palaeoenvironmental implications [DOI]
  • Vinn et al., 2015d. Distribution of Conichnus and Amphorichnus in the Lower Paleozoic of Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • Vinn & Wilson, 2015a. Symbiotic interactions in the Ordovician of Baltica [DOI]
  • Vinn et al., 2015b. Bioerosion of Inorganic Hard Substrates in the Ordovician of Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • Vinn & Toom, 2015a. Some encrusted hardgrounds from the Ordovician of Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • Vinn et al., 2015c. Tremichnus in crinoid pluricolumnals from the Silurian of Western Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • Vinn & Toom, 2015c. The trace fossil Zoophycos from the Silurian of Estonia [DOI]
  • Vinn et al., 2014d. Earliest rhynchonelliform brachiopod parasite from the Late Ordovician of northern Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • Vinn et al., 2014a. Symbiotic endobiont biofacies in the Silurian of Baltica [DOI]
  • Vinn et al., 2014e. The earliest bryozoan parasite: Middle Ordovician (Darriwilian) of Osmussaar Island, Estonia [DOI]
  • Vinn et al., 2014b. The earliest Giant Osprioneides Borings from the Sandbian (Late Ordovician) of Estonia [DOI]
  • Vinn & Toom, 2014. First record of the trace fossil Oikobesalon from the Ordovician (Darriwilian) of Baltica [DOI]
  • Vinn et al., 2014f. The trace fossil Arachnostega in the Ordovician of Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • Mikuláš et al., 2013. A rich ichnofossil assemblage from the Frasnian (Upper Devonian) deposits at Andoma Hill, Onega Lake, Russia [DOI]