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