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Lophoctenium

Taxonomy
Lophoctenium was named by Richter (1850).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Lophoctenium Richter
1975Lophoctenium Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusLophocteniumRichter 1850

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 1975Bunches of closely spaced, inwardly bent “twigs” with comblike branches, joining to form main axis.