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Spirophycus

Taxonomy
Spirophycus was named by Hantzschel (1962).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Spirophycus Hantzschel
1975Spirophycus Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusSpirophycusHantzschel 1962

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 1975Cylindrical bulges, about 5 to 20 mm thick, transversely folded or rugose; curved like horns or bent spirally at ends; similar to Taphrhelminthopsis Sacco.