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Mycelites

Taxonomy
Mycelites was named by Roux (1887).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Mycelites Roux
1975Mycelites Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusMycelitesRoux 1887

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 1975General ecologic name for various irregularly branching tunnels about 2 to 6 microns wide in hard parts (shells, bones, teeth, scales) of invertebrates and vertebrates.