Fossil group: Ichnofossils
Ichnofossil group Soft-sediment trace fossils

Taxon ID: 16445 | 2018-08-22 / 2018-12-09
Belongs to: Ichnofossils
Sister taxa: Bioclaustration structures | Bioerosional trace fossils | Coprolites
Contains: Amphorichnus | Arachnostega | Archaeonassa | Arcuatichnus | Arenicolites | Arenicolitidae | Arenituba | Aulichnites | Balanoglossites | Beaconites | Bergaueria | Bilinichnus | Cheiichnus | Chondrites | Circulichnis | Cochlichnus | Conichnus | Cruziana | Curvolithus | Dendrorhaphe | Dictyodora | Didymaulichnus | Dimorphichnus | Diplichnites | Diplocraterion | Fasciculus | Fucoides circinatus | Furculosus | Gordia | Gyrochorte | Gyrolithes | Gyrophyllites | Halimedides | Halopoa | Helminthoidichnites | Helminthopsis | Hormosiroidea | Ilmenichnus | Intrites | Labyrintichnus | Lockeia | Macaronichnus | Medvezhichnus | Megagrapton | Monocraterion | Monomorphichnus | Multina | Naviculichnium | Nenoxites | Neonereites | Nereites (trace fossil) | Oikobesalon | Oniscoidichnus | Ophiomorpha | Palaeopascichnus | Palaeophycus | Palmichnuim | Phycodes | Phycosiphon | Plagiogmus | Planolites | Polarichnus | Polykladichnus | Protichnidae | Protovirgularia | Psammichnites | Ptychoplasma | Rhizocorallium | Rosselia | Rusophycus | Saerichnites | Sagittichnus | Scolicia | Scotolithus | Skolithos | Squamodictyon | Steinsfjordichnus | Suzmites | Syringomorpha | Taenidium | Teichichnus | Thalassinoides | Torrowangea | Treptichnus | Trichichnus | Trichophycus | Tubichnus | Undichna | Vendichnus | Vimenites | Warvichnium | Zoophycos
Stratigraphic range: Precambrian
Baltoscandian species (in database): 117

Selection of related publications

  • 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]
  • Toom et al., 2018. Ordovician and Silurian ichnofossils from carbonate facies in Estonia: A collection-based review [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, 2016c. Rare arthropod traces from the Ordovician and Silurian of 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, 2015c. The trace fossil Zoophycos from the Silurian of Estonia [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, 2014a. Cruziana traces from the Late Silurian (Pridoli) carbonate shelf of Saaremaa, Estonia [DOI]
  • Vinn et al., 2014f. The trace fossil Arachnostega in the Ordovician of Estonia (Baltica) [DOI]
  • Vinn & Toom, 2014. First record of the trace fossil Oikobesalon from the Ordovician (Darriwilian) of Baltica [DOI]
  • Knaust & Dronov, 2013. Balanoglossites Ichnofabrics from the Middle Ordovician Volkhov Formation (St. Petersburg Region, Russia) [DOI]
  • Mikuláš et al., 2013. A rich ichnofossil assemblage from the Frasnian (Upper Devonian) deposits at Andoma Hill, Onega Lake, Russia [DOI]
  • Ivantsov, 2013. Trace Fossils of Precambrian Metazoans “Vendobionta” and “Mollusks” [DOI]
  • Davies et al., 2011. Siluria Revisited: A Field Guide. International Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy, Field Meeting 2011. (ed. D. C. Ray)
  • Mángano & Buatois, 2011. Timing of infaunalization in shallow-marine early Paleozoic communities in Gondwanan settings: discriminating evolutionary and paleogeographic controls
  • Schallreuter & Hinz-Schallreuter, 2010. Sexual dimorphism and pore systems in Ordovician ostracodes [DOI]
  • Pacześna, 2010. Ichnological record of the activity of Anthozoa in the early Cambrian succession of the Upper Silesian Block (southern Poland)
  • Uchman et al., 2009. Trace fossils from Late Pleistocene varved lacustrine sediments in eastern Lithuania [DOI]
  • Jensen & Mens, 2001. Trace fossils Didymaulichnus cf. tirasensis and Monomorphichnus isp. from the Estonian Lower Cambrian, with a discussion on the early Cambrian ichnocoenoses of Baltica
  • Jensen & Mens, 1999. A Lower Cambrian shallow-water occurrence of the branching "deep-water" type trace fossil Dendrorhaphe from the Lontova Formation, eastern Latvia [DOI]
  • Palij et al., 1979. Soft-bodied Metazoa and trace fossils of Vendian and Lower Cambrian
  • Mens & Pirrus, 1977. Stratotypes of the Cambrian Formations of Estonia
  • Männil, Ralf, 1966b. Vertical burrows in Ordovician limestones of the Baltic
  • Erisalu, päevik 6. Välipäevik nr. 6, Geoloogilise kaardistamise ekspeditsioon Nr.4, välipäevik
  • Öpik, 1929a. Studien über das estnische Unterkambrium (Estonium). I-IV