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Clionolithes was named by Clark (1908).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

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YearName and author
1908Clionolithes Clark
1975Clionolithes Hantzschel

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genusClionolithesClark 1908

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W. Hantzschel 1975Bent or cracked borings, generally radiating in one plane to all sides from very small central cavity; commonly branching dichotomously; diameter several mm; always etched into shell or some host animal.