Ichnofossils

Osprioneides Beuck et Wisshak, 2008

Taxon description

Buatois et al., 2017

2.60. Borings with elliptical to sub-rectangular cross sections.

Knaust, 2012a

Unbranched, cylindrical.

Beuck et al., 2008a

Diagnosis. Unbranched, elongate boring in lithic substrate with oval cross−section, single−entrance and straight, curved or irregular course.

Selection of related publications
Toom, U., Vinn, O., Hints, O. 2019. Ordovician and Silurian ichnofossils from carbonate facies in Estonia: A collection-based review. Palaeoworld 28, 1-2, 123-144. DOI:10.1016/j.palwor.2018.07.001
Vinn, O., Wilson, M.A., Mõtus, M.-A. 2014. The Earliest Giant Osprioneides Borings from the Sandbian (Late Ordovician) of Estonia. PLOS ONE 9, 6, 1-6. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0099455
Vinn, O., Wilson, M. A. 2010. Occurrence of Giant Borings of Osprioneides kampto in the Lower Silurian (Sheinwoodian) Stromatoporoids of Saaremaa, Estonia. Ichnos 17, 3, 166-171. DOI:10.1080/10420940.2010.502478
Beuck, L., Wisshak, M., Munnecke, A., Freiwald, A. 2008. A Giant Boring in a Silurian Stromatoporoid Analysed by Computer Tomography. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53, 1, 149-160. DOI:10.4202/app.2008.0111