Ichnofossils

Oikobesalon liljevalli (Brood, 1980)

Taxon description

Brood, 1980c

Diagnosis. Tube large, vesiculose proximally, where it is commonly curved. The exterior bears numerous transverse wrinkles.

Description. The tube is brown or brownishblack, approximately 10 cm long and 1 cm wide, and is of almost uniform thickness throughout its length. Tube wall approximately 1 mm thick. Transverse section circular in well preserved specimens. The tube is curved proximally. Interior surface smooth but the exterior bears numerous transverse wrinkles. The basal part of the tube contains large vesicles. 

Type specimen data
: Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm An 541 , , () Högklint Limestone
Synonymy list
1980     Keilorites liljevalli n. sp. — Brood, pp. 279, fig. 1B-E, 2, 3
1998     Oikobesalon liljevalli (Brood, 1980) — Thomas & Smith, pp. 318
Selection of related publications
Brood, K. 1980. Two species of Keilorites from the Silurian of Gotland. GFF 102, 3, 279-282. DOI:10.1080/11035898009455172
References based on distribution