Ichnofossils

Ophiomorpha Lundgren, 1891

Taxon description

Fernández & Pazos, 2012

Diagnosis. Simple to complex burrow systems lined at least partially with agglutinated pelletoidal sediment (Howard and Frey, 1984; modified by Uchman, 1999).

Uchman, 2009a

Ophiomorpha Lundgren, 1891 is diagnosed as“simple to complex burrow systems lined at least partially with agglutinated pelletoidal sediment".

Howard & Frey, 1984

Diagnosis Simple to complex burrow systems distinctly lined with agglutinated pelletoidal sediment.

Classification Preserved mainly as endichnia. Interpreted as dwelling or feeding - dwelling structures of shrimp or shrimplike animals.

Selection of related publications
Nielsen, J. K., Hansen, K. S. & Simonsen, L. 1996. Sedimentology and ichnology of the Robbedale Formation (Lower Cretaceous), Bornholm, Denmark. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark 43, 115-131.
Andersson, K. A. 1981. Bernhard Lundgren`s (1891) description of Ophiomorpha. GFF 103, 1, 105-107. DOI:10.1080/11035898109455213
References based on distribution