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Lobichnus

Taxonomy
Lobichnus was named by Kemper (1968).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Lobichnus Kemper
1975Lobichnus Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusLobichnusKemper 1968

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 1975Very small or scooped hollows which form irregular main stem with unilateral pectinate branches comprised of very small leaf-shaped hollows also arranged unilaterally; systems are highly variable with many transitions between forms; limited to lobate configuration and thus resembling ammonite sutures; somewhat similar to Lophoctenium; endogenic and preserved exclusively in troughs of current ripple marks.