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Pteridichnites

Taxonomy
Pteridichnites was named by Clarke and Swartz (1913).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Pteridichnites Clarke and Swartz
1975Pteridichnites Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusPteridichnitesClarke and Swartz 1913

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 small pits bordered by narrow elevated margin; about 4 mm wide; median ridge crenulated; pits nearly equidimensional, alternating in position; somewhat similar to Nereites.