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Lanicoidichna

Taxonomy
Lanicoidichna was named by Chamberlain (1971).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Lanicoidichna Chamberlain
1975Lanicoidichna Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusLanicoidichnaChamberlain 1971

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 1975U-shaped burrows; vertical to bedding; 1 to 3 secondary galleries branching at base of U from main burrow and running parallel with it, yielding W-shaped structures; occasionally linked at bases by horizontal or oblique burrows; most additional burrows are smaller than primary gallery; individual burrows 2 to 7 mm wide; interval of limbs of U- or W-shaped structure 2 to 3 cm; length of entire system about 60 cm or more.