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Walpia

Taxonomy
Walpia was named by White (1929).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Walpia White
1975Walpia Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusWalpiaWhite 1929

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. Hantzschel 1975Tunnels lined with flattened, lenticular, smooth pellicles of rather leathery texture; irregularly crowded or imbricated; probably representing excrement packed against walls of burrows.