Fossil group: Ichnofossils
Genus Skolithos Haldeman, 1840

Taxon ID: 5299 | 2013-02-07 / 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 | Monocraterion | 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 | Squamodictyon | Steinsfjordichnus | Suzmites | Syringomorpha | Taenidium | Teichichnus | Thalassinoides | Torrowangea | Treptichnus | Trichichnus | Trichophycus | Tubichnus | Undichna | Vendichnus | Vimenites | Warvichnium | Zoophycos
Contains: Skolithos annulatus | Skolithos delinatus | Skolithos linearis
Stratigraphic range: Ediacara Recent | ~ 650,0–0,0 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 3

Selection of related publications

  • Mikuláš et al., 2013. A rich ichnofossil assemblage from the Frasnian (Upper Devonian) deposits at Andoma Hill, Onega Lake, Russia [DOI]
  • Pirrus, 1992a. Freshening of the late Vendian basin on the East European Craton
  • Troppenz, 1989. Eine neue Skolithos-Art
  • Palij et al., 1979. Soft-bodied Metazoa and trace fossils of Vendian and Lower Cambrian
  • Mens & Pirrus, 1977. Stratotypes of the Cambrian Formations of Estonia
  • Öpik, 1925b. Beitrag zur Stratigraphie und Fauna des estnischen Unter-Kambriums (Eophyton-Sandstein)

Taxon occurrences on map


Identifications of taxon in collection specimens

Taxon images

Skolithos isp., GIT 362-81
GIT 362-81 Skolithos isp.
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Skolithos isp., GIT 362-80
GIT 362-80 Skolithos isp.
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Skolithos isp., GIT 362-80
GIT 362-80 Skolithos isp.
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Skolithos isp., GIT 362-81
GIT 362-81 Skolithos isp.
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Skolithos isp., GIT 362-81
GIT 362-81 Skolithos isp.
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Skolithos isp., GIT 362-80
GIT 362-80 Skolithos isp.
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Skolithos isp., GIT 362-80
GIT 362-80 Skolithos isp.
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Skolithos isp., GIT 362-81
GIT 362-81 Skolithos isp.
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Skolithos isp., GIT 362-80
GIT 362-80 Skolithos isp.
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Skolithos isp., GIT 362-81
GIT 362-81 Skolithos isp.
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Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840), TUG 1588-31
TUG 1588-31 Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840)
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Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840), TUG 1588-30
TUG 1588-30 Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840)
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Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840), TUG 1588-29
TUG 1588-29 Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840)
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Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840), TUG 6-268
TUG 6-268 Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840)
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Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840), TUG 1614-323
TUG 1614-323 Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840)
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Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840), TUG 1614-322
TUG 1614-322 Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840)
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Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840), TUG 1614-318
TUG 1614-318 Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840)
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Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840), TUG 1614-322
TUG 1614-322 Skolithos linearis (Haldeman, 1840)
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, GIT 156-1008
GIT 156-1008
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None, GIT 428-97-2
GIT 428-97-2 None
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