Scolicia de Quatrefages, 1849


DESCRIPTION: Horizontal bilaterally symmetrical trail or burrow of negative epirelief, consisting of variably shaped, ribbon like or ridgelike, ribbed median axis. Narrow lateral ridges to either side of the median axis transversely striated.

BEHAVIOR(S): Locomotion or feeding trace

ENVIRONMENTAL SETTINGS: Marine to continental. Alluvial, fluvial, to marginal lacustrine.

POSSIBLE TRACEMAKERS: Gastropods, echinoids.

GEOLOGIC RANGE: Cambrian-recent.

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES: Fillion and Pickerill, 1990; Fu and Werner, 2000; Tchoumatchenco and Uchman, 2001