Fossil group: Ichnofossils
Genus Monocraterion Torell, 1870

Taxon ID: 12215 | 2014-03-26 / 2018-08-22
Belongs to: Soft-sediment trace fossils
Sister taxa: Amphorichnus | Arachnostega | Archaeonassa | Arcuatichnus | Arenicolites | Arenituba | Aulichnites | Balanoglossites | Beaconites | Bergaueria | Bilinichnus | Cheiichnus | Chondrites | Circulichnis | Cochlichnus | Conichnus | Cruziana | Curvolithus | Dendrorhaphe | Dictyodora | Didymaulichnus | Dimorphichnus | Diplichnites | Diplocraterion | Fasciculus | Fucoides circinatus | Furculosus | Glaciichnium | Gordia | Gyrochorte | Gyrolithes | Gyrophyllites | Halimedides | Halopoa | Helminthoidichnites | Helminthopsis | Hormosiroidea | Ilmenichnus | Intrites | Labyrintichnus | Lockeia | Macaronichnus | Medvezhichnus | Megagrapton | Monomorphichnus | Multina | Naviculichnium | Nenoxites | Neonereites | Nereites (trace fossil) | Oikobesalon | Oniscoidichnus | Ophiomorpha | Palaeopascichnus | Palaeophycus | Paleohelcura | Palmichnuim | Phycodes | Phycosiphon | Plagiogmus | Planolites | Polarichnus | Polykladichnus | Protovirgularia | Psammichnites | Ptychoplasma | Rhizocorallium | Rosselia | Rusophycus | Saerichnites | Sagittichnus | Scolicia | Scotolithus | Skolithos | Squamodictyon | Steinsfjordichnus | Suzmites | Syringomorpha | Taenidium | Teichichnus | Thalassinoides | Torrowangea | Treptichnus | Trichichnus | Trichophycus | Tubichnus | Undichna | Vendichnus | Vimenites | Warvichnium | Zoophycos
Contains: Monocraterion tentaculatum
Stratigraphic range: Cambrian Stage 3 Recent | ~ 521,0–0,0 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 1

Selection of related publications

  • Knaust, 2004. Cambro-Ordovician trace fossils from the SW-Norwegian Caledonides [DOI]
  • Palij et al., 1979. Soft-bodied Metazoa and trace fossils of Vendian and Lower Cambrian

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Monocraterion isp., GIT 181-13
GIT 181-13 Monocraterion isp.
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