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Bifurculapes

Taxonomy
Bifurculapes was named by Hitchcock (1858).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Bifurculapes Hitchcock
1975Bifurculapes Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusBifurculapesHitchcock 1858

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 1975Four regular rows of tracks, commonly resembling small forks when united at base; may have 2 additional rows with pairs of opposing tracks; similar to Permichnium Guthorl, 1934, and Triavestigia niningeri Gilmore, 1927.