Asterosoma: von Otto, 1854

DESCRIPTION: Radiating bulb-like swelling burrows from a circular central axis and taper to fine tubes; burrows are variable in dimension, number, and orientation; may show faint wall ornamentation.

BEHAVIOR(S): Fodinichnia

ENVIRONMENTAL SETTINGS: Shallow marine settings, lagoonal, deeper-water turbidites, and open marine


GEOLOGIC RANGE: Silurian-Paleocene

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES: Emended by Bradshaw, 2010.

REMARKS: Description from Bromley and Uchman (2003) and Bradshaw (2010)