Diplocraterion Torell, 1870

Taxon description

Schlirf, 2011

Emended diagnosis: Vertical or oblique, U-shaped burrows with single-spreite lamina; spreite lamina may be unidirectional or bidirectional. Limbs unlined.

Schlirf, 2005

Emended diagnosis: Vertical to oblique, U-shaped, single-spreite burrows; spreite may be unidirectional or bidirectional, continuous or discontinuous. Limbs unlined and smooth, or with bioglyphs, sometimes with heavy lining. Limbs either parallel or diverging upward or downward; top of limbs sometimes with funnel shaped opening.


Selection of related publications
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Mikuláš R., Dronov, A. V. 2005. Trace fossils. 6th Baltic Stratigraphical Conference, IGCP 503 Meeting, August 23-25, 2005. Cambrian and Ordovician of St. Petersburg region. Guidebook of the pre-conference field trip, pp. 33-38.
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