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Pterichnus

Taxonomy
Pterichnus was named by Hitchcock (1865).

It was assigned to Arthropoda by Hitchcock (1898); and to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Pterichnus Hitchcock
1898Pterichnus Hitchcock p. 402
1975Pterichnus Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusPterichnusHitchcock 1865

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 1975Two rows of numerous [foot] imprints, turned outward from median line at angle of 15 to 20 degrees; width of track about 12 mm, foot imprints 3 mm long.