Helminthopsis Heer, 1877


JUNIOR SYNONYM(S): N/A

DESCRIPTION: Irregularly winding to meandering, unbranched, horizontal burrows or trails that do not touch or crosscut each other with massive fill.

BEHAVIOR(S): Fodinichnia or Pascichnia; Either feeding burrow or trail of a deposit-feeding organism.

ENVIRONMENTAL SETTINGS: Found in deep marine deposits

POSSIBLE TRACEMAKERS: polychaete or priapulid worms

GEOLOGIC RANGE: Cambrian–recent

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES: Emended by Wetzel and Bromley (1996). Uchman, 1995, 1998.

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