Fucusopsis Schaffer, 1928


DESCRIPTION: Convex epirelief stretched cyclindrical burrows; diameters range from 4 mm to 10 mm; long, straight, sometimes branching, crossing over and interpenetrating; parallel to bedding; with typical threadlike sculpture. Burrow fill is usually same grain size as surrounding sediment.

BEHAVIOR(S): Fodinichnia

ENVIRONMENTAL SETTINGS: Marine

POSSIBLE TRACEMAKERS: Infaunal organism (? annelid worm)

GEOLOGIC RANGE: Ordovician-recent

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES: Seilacher, 1977; Pickerill, 1981; Uchman, 1995, 1998

REMARKS: Description from Pickerill (1981)

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