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Pennatulites

Taxonomy
Pennatulites was named by de Stefani (1885).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Pennatulites de Stefani
1975Pennatulites Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusPennatulitesde Stefani 1885

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 1975Thick cylindrical stalk (diameter about 4 cm) followed by club- or ear-shaped part, with deep median furrow, consisting of biserially arranged overlapping rows of leaves; surface of ear-shaped part nodose, nodes arranged in parallel rows.