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Coprinisphaera

Taxonomy
Coprinisphaera was named by Sauer (1955).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Coprinisphaera Sauer
1975Coprinisphaera Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusCoprinisphaeraSauer 1955

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 1975Spherical structures with one opening; about 6 cm in diameter; walls about 1 cm thick; mostly hollow or filled with consolidated mass similar to argillaceous excrement; found in loess-like tuffs (cancagua).
Measurements
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: Late/Upper Pleistocene or 0.12600 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Ecuador C. ecuadoriensis (178693)