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Pholeus

Taxonomy
Pholeus was named by Fiege (1944).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1944Pholeus Fiege
1975Pholeus Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusPholeusFiege 1944

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 1975Large compactly cylindrical burrow with longitudinal axis parallel to bedding; anterior and posterior ends closed and rounded with 2 or more rounded tubes, oriented obliquely or vertically to bedding, leading to surface; walls lined with flakes.