Ichnofossils

Treptichnus rectangularis Orłowski et Żylińska, 1996

Taxon description

Orłowski & Źylińska, 1996

Diagnosis.-Horizontal burrows consisting of a system of short units, 3-5 mm in diameter and up to 40 mm long each, emerging alternately or on the same side from the periapertural part of the preceding unit and opening vertically to the surface. Units are irregularly shaped and almost devoid of ornamentation, they were created parallel and right below the water/sediment interface. The walls of burrows were stiffened; the organisms produced faecal pellets 0.3 mm in diameter and up to 1 mm long.

Synonymy list
1996     Treptichnus rectangularis isp. n. — Orłowski & Żylińska, pp. 392, fig. 3D, 5-6
2002     Treptichnus rectangularis Orłowski et Żylińska, 1996 — Orłowski & Żylińska, pp. 142, fig. 3g
2005     Manycodes rectangularis (Orłowski et Żylińska, 1996) — Dzik, pp. 520
2008     Treptichnus rectangularis Orłowski et Żylińska, 1996 — Paczesna & Żylińska, pp. 16, fig. 22
2010     Treptichnus rectangularis Orłowski et Żylińska, 1996 — Vannier et. al., pp. 711, fig. 2B-E
2012     Treptichnus rectangularis Orłowski et Żylińska, 1996 — Stachacz, pp. 113, fig. 7B
Selection of related publications
Orłowski, S., Żylińska, A. 1996. Non-arthropod burrows from the Middle and Late Cambrian of the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 41, 4, 385-409.
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