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Laminites

Taxonomy
Laminites was named by Ghent and Henderson (1966).

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Laminites Ghent and Henderson
1975Laminites Hantzschel

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusLaminitesGhent and Henderson 1966

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, long burrows; subcircular to nearly circular in cross section; slightly meandering or running straight for some distance; filled with fine parallel laminations convex in distal direction; maximum width up to 7.5 cm, length up to 0.5 m; usually parallel to bedding plane.