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Caulostrepsis

Taxonomy
Caulostrepsis was named by Clarke (1908) [Spionid? trace].

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Caulostrepsis Clarke
1908Polydorites Polydorites and Douvillé
1975Caulostrepsis Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusCaulostrepsisClarke 1908

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. Hantzschel 1975U-shaped tunnels with spreite, corresponding to tiny Rhizocorallium, sometimes radiating inward from commissure of brachiopods; up to 2 cm long and 5 mm wide; commonly found in hells of brachiopods, mollusks, and echinoids.