Ichnofossils

Oikobesalon Thomas et Smith, 1998

Taxon description

Thomas & Smith, 1998

Diagnosis. Burrow (up to 3mm across in compressed specimen studied) with thin organic lining. Locally, lining is linearly thickened to define transverse fusiform bands. marginally, branched extensions of organic material extend outwards into the sediment from the thickened zones.

Selection of related publications
Vinn, O. & Toom, U. 2014. First record of the trace fossil Oikobesalon from the Ordovician (Darriwilian) of Baltica. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 63, 2, 118-121. DOI:10.3176/earth.2014.11
Schallreuter, R. & Hinz-Schallreuter, I. 2010. Schwarze Wurmröhren aus silurischen Kalkgeschieben. Geschiebekunde aktuell 26, 1-8.
Thomas, A. T. & Smith, M. P. 1998. Terebellid Polychaete burrows from the Lower Palaeozoic. Palaeontology 41, 2, 317-333.
Brood, K. 1980. Two species of Keilorites from the Silurian of Gotland. GFF 102, 3, 279-282. DOI:10.1080/11035898009455172