Fossil group: Ichnofossils
Genus Oikobesalon Thomas et Smith, 1998

Taxon ID: 12319 | 2014-05-17 / 2018-01-06
Belongs to: Ichnofossils
Sister taxa: Amphorichnus | Anoigmaichnus | Arachnostega | Archaeonassa | Arcuatichnus | Arenicolites | Arenituba | Aulichnites | Balanoglossites | Balticapunctum | Beaconites | Bergaueria | Bilinichnus | Brooksella | Burrinjuckia | Chaetosalpinx | Cheiichnus | Chondrites | Cochlichnus | Conichnus | Cruziana | Curvolithus | Dendrorhaphe | Didymaulichnus | Dimorphichnus | Diplichnites | Diplocraterion | Fasciculus | Fucoides circinatus | Furculosus | Gastrochaenolites | Glaciichnium | Gnathichnus | Gordia | Gyrochorte | Gyrolithes | Gyrophyllites | Halopoa | Helicosalpinx | Helminthoidichnites | Helminthopsis | Ilmenichnus | Intrites | Labyrintichnus | Lockeia | Macaronichnus | Medvezhichnus | Monocraterion | Monomorphichnus | Multina | Nenoxites | Neonereites | Oichnus | Oniscoidichnus | Ophiomorpha | Osprioneides | Palaeopascichnus | Palaeophycus | Palaeosabella | Paleohelcura | Palmichnuim | Paracanthorhaphe | Petroxestes | Phycodes | Plagiogmus | Planolites | Polarichnus | Polykladichnus | Protovirgularia | Psammichnites | Rhizocorallium | Rogerella | Rosselia | Rusophycus | Sagittichnus | Sanctum | Scolicia | Skolithos | Squamodictyon | Sulcichnus | Suzmites | Syringomorpha | Taenidium | Teichichnus | Thalassinoides | Tremichnus | Treptichnus | Trichichnus | Trichophycus | Trypanites | Tubichnus | Undichna | Vendichnus | Vimenites | Zoophycos
Contains: Oikobesalon coricaceum | Oikobesalon erraticum | Oikobesalon liljevalli | Oikobesalon squamosus
Stratigraphic range: Lower Cambrian (old nomenclature) Ludlow | ~ 542,0–418,7 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 4

Selection of related publications

  • Vinn & Toom, 2014. First record of the trace fossil Oikobesalon from the Ordovician (Darriwilian) of Baltica [DOI]
  • Schallreuter & Hinz-Schallreuter, 2010. Sexual dimorphism and pore systems in Ordovician ostracodes [DOI]
  • Thomas & Smith, 1998. Terebellid Polychaete burrows from the Lower Palaeozoic
  • Brood, 1980c. Two species of Keilorites from the Silurian of Gotland [DOI]

Taxon occurrences on map


Identifications of taxon in collection specimens

Taxon images

Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848), GIT 697-596-2
GIT 697-596-2 Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848)
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Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848), GIT 697-14-2
GIT 697-14-2 Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848)
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Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848), GIT 697-16-1
GIT 697-16-1 Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848)
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Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848), GIT 697-338
GIT 697-338 Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848)
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Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848), GIT 697-19-2
GIT 697-19-2 Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848)
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Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848), GIT 697-596-1
GIT 697-596-1 Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848)
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Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848), GIT 697-596-1
GIT 697-596-1 Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848)
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Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848), GIT 697-600
GIT 697-600 Oikobesalon coricaceum (Phillips, 1848)
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