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Conchotrema

Taxonomy
Conchotrema was named by Teichert (1945) [Worm trace].

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1945Conchotrema Teichert
1975Conchotrema Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusConchotremaTeichert 1945

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 1975Narrow tubular borings in shells (diameter about 0.2 mm), communicating with surface, but buried completely in shell of host; straight or gently curved; branching.