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Archaeichnium

Taxonomy
Archaeichnium was named by Glaessner (1963) [Sepkoski's age data: V u].

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975); and to Cnidaria by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Archaeichnium Glaessner p. 117
1975Archaeichnium Hantzschel
2002Archaeichnium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusArchaeichniumGlaessner 1963

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 1975Fillings of cylindrical burrows with external longitudinal striation (10 to 12 striae), faint transverse sculpture inside; diameter (max) about 5 mm, thickness of walls 1 mm.