Conichnus Männil, 1966

Taxon description

Hammersburg et al., 2018

Diagnosis.—Short to long, vertical, cone-shaped to subcylindrical burrows with smooth, rounded base or randomly oriented papillalike protuberances on base; burrow infill may be unstructured or have V-shaped laminations (Männil, 1966; Pemberton, Frey, & Bromley, 1988)


Selection of related publications
Hanken, N.-M., Uchman, A., Nielsen, J. K., Olaussen, S., Eggebø, T. & Steinsland, R. 2016. Late Ordovician Trace Fossils from Offshore to Shallow Water Mixed Siliciclastic and Carbonate Facies in the Ringerike Area, Oslo Region, Norway. Ichnos 23, 3-4, 189-221. DOI:10.1080/10420940.2016.1199427
Vinn, O., Wilson, M. & Toom, U. 2015. Distribution of Conichnus and Amphorichnus in the Lower Paleozoic of Estonia (Baltica). Carnets de Géologie 15, 19, 269-278. DOI:10.4267/2042/58180
Landing, E., Peng, S., Babcock, L. E., Geyer, G. & Moczydlowska-Vidal, M. 2007. Global standard names for the Lowermost Cambrian Series and Stage. Episodes 30, 4, 287-289.
Männil, Ralf 1966. Vertical burrows in Ordovician limestones of the Baltic. The organism and environment in the geological past. Ed: Hecker, R. F., pp. 200-207.