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Keckia

Taxonomy
Keckia was named by Glocker (1841).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Keckia Glocker
1975Keckia Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusKeckiaGlocker 1841

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 1975Fillings of cylindrical tunnels with transverse annulation, single “segments” bent; burrows straight or slightly curved, branched, 1 to 2 cm wide, of varying length, lying in bedding plane; similar to Taenidium but much larger; fillings probably fecal material passed through gut of animal.