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Bifasciculus

Taxonomy
Bifasciculus was named by Volk (1960).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Bifasciculus Volk
1975Bifasciculus Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusBifasciculusVolk 1960

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 1975Starlike trace fossil, consisting of many (up to 40) tunnels 2 to 3 cm long, radiating from central area and ending blindly, bent slightly upward and downward.