Cruziana barbata Seilacher, 1970

Taxon description

Hammersburg et al., 2018

Diagnosis.—Small to medium, straight to curved, bilobate ribbonlike furrow with medial ridge and curved V-shaped striations angled ~160º (Seilacher, 1970; Legg, 1985).


Legg, 1985

Description. Shallow bilobed furrows preserved on the soles of beds 3 6 to 8 7 cm wide with coarse more or less equal scratches in bundles of at least three and making a high V angle typically 1200 to 1600 Genal spine marks are absent The trails rarelyoccur as straight sided constant width trace fossils and they tend to broaden out in the anterior direction.

Synonymy list
1985     Cruziana barbata Seilacher, 1970 — Legg, pp. 154, fig. 1A, B; 4F
2004     Cruziana barbata Seilacher, 1970 — Knaust, pp. 10, fig. 5.4
2018     Cruziana barbata Seilacher, 1970 — Hammersburg et al., pp. 13, fig. Fig. 9.1–9.2
Selection of related publications
Knaust, D. 2004. Cambro-Ordovician trace fossils from the SW-Norwegian Caledonides. Geological Journal 39, 1, 1-24. DOI:10.1002/gj.941
References based on distribution