Coprinisphaera Sauer, 1955


DESCRIPTION: Spherical, subspherical, pear-shaped, ovoid, balls. Can be solitary or clustered. Found in larger nest structures

BEHAVIOR(S): Reproduction.

ENVIRONMENTAL SETTINGS: Continental environments

POSSIBLE TRACEMAKERS: Dung beetles (e.g. Colioptera scarabaeinae)

GEOLOGIC RANGE: Jurassic-recent

REMARKS: Forms compound traces; Coprinisphaera within Macanopsis and Cylindricum. Form of food hoarding for a single larvae.

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES: Emended by Laza, 2006. Bown and Genise, 1994; Hasiotis, 2002;