Gastrochaenolites Leymerie, 1842

Taxon description

Buatois et al., 2017

2.66. Clavate-shaped borings

Knaust, 2012a

Unbranched, clavate.

Taylor & Wilson, 2003

Remark: Clavate borings; aperture narrower than main chamber and may be circular, oval, or dumb-bell shaped; main chamber may vary from subspherical to elongate. Usually made by bivalves which may be preserved in situ (see Savazzi, 1999b).

Ekdale & Bromley, 2001a

Diagnosis. – Club-shaped macroborings (see emended diagnosis in Kelly & Bromley 1984).

Selection of related publications
Toom, U., Vinn, O., Hints, O. 2019. Ordovician and Silurian ichnofossils from carbonate facies in Estonia: A collection-based review. Palaeoworld 28, 1-2, 123-144. DOI:10.1016/j.palwor.2018.07.001
Donovan, S. K. 2013. A distinctive bioglyph and its producer: Recent Gastrochaenolites Leymerie in a peat pebble, North Sea Coast of The Netherlands. Ichnos 20, 3, 109-111. DOI:10.1080/10420940.2013.798318
Knaust, D., Dronov, A. 2013. Balanoglossites ichnofabrics from the Middle Ordovician Volkhov formation (St. Petersburg Region, Russia). Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation 21, 3, 265-279. DOI:10.1134/S0869593813030040
Dronov, A. V. 2010. Morphological variations of vertical borings and burrows from the Ordovician of East Baltic: ichnotaxonomical implications. IV Workshop on Ichnotaxonomy. Abstracts, pp. 31-32.
Koromyslova, A. V., Fedorov, P. V., Ershova, V. B. 2009. New records of bryozoans from the Lower Ordovician of the Leningrad Region and intercolonial variability in Esthoniopora lessnikowae (Modzalevskaya). Paleontological Journal 43, 2, 153-161. DOI:10.1134/S0031030109020051
Donovan, S. 2003. A New Ichnospecies of Gastrochaenolites Leymerie from the Pleistocene Port Morant Formation of Southeast Jamaica and the Taphonomy of Calcareous Linings in Clavate Borings. Ichnos 9, 1-2, 61-66. DOI:10.1080/10420940190034085
Ekdale, A. A., Bromley, R. G. 2001. A day and a night in the life of a cleft-foot clam: Protovirgularia-Lockeia-Lophoctenium. Lethaia 34, 2, 119-124. DOI:10.1080/00241160152418410