Fossil group: Ichnofossils
Genus Arenicolites Salter, 1857

Taxon ID: 6690 | 2013-03-05 / 2018-08-22
Belongs to: Soft-sediment trace fossils
Sister taxa: Amphorichnus | Arachnostega | Archaeonassa | Arcuatichnus | 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 | Skolithos | Squamodictyon | Steinsfjordichnus | Suzmites | Syringomorpha | Taenidium | Teichichnus | Thalassinoides | Torrowangea | Treptichnus | Trichichnus | Trichophycus | Tubichnus | Undichna | Vendichnus | Vimenites | Warvichnium | Zoophycos
Contains: Arenicolites carbonarius
Stratigraphic range: Cambrian Stage 2 Recent | ~ 528,0–0,0 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 1

Selection of related publications

  • Hanken et al., 2016. Late Ordovician Trace Fossils from Offshore to Shallow Water Mixed Siliciclastic and Carbonate Facies in the Ringerike Area, Oslo Region, Norway [DOI]
  • Mikuláš & Dronov, 2005. Trace fossils
  • Knaust, 2004. Cambro-Ordovician trace fossils from the SW-Norwegian Caledonides [DOI]
  • Dam & Andreasen, 1990. High-energy ephemeral stream deltas; an example from the Upper Silurian Holmestrand Formation of the Oslo Region, Norway [DOI]

Taxon occurrences on map


Identifications of taxon in collection specimens

Taxon images

Arenicolites isp., GIT 362-560
GIT 362-560 Arenicolites isp.
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Arenicolites isp., GIT 362-558
GIT 362-558 Arenicolites isp.
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Arenicolites isp., GIT 362-560
GIT 362-560 Arenicolites isp.
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Arenicolites isp., GIT 362-558
GIT 362-558 Arenicolites isp.
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Arenicolites isp., GIT 362-560
GIT 362-560 Arenicolites isp.
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