Fossil group: Ichnofossils
Genus Palaeophycus Hall, 1847

Taxon ID: 6693 | 2013-03-05 / 2018-02-19
Belongs to: Ichnofossils
Sister taxa: Amphorichnus | Anoigmaichnus | Arachnostega | Archaeonassa | Arcuatichnus | Arenicolites | Arenituba | Aulichnites | Balanoglossites | Balticapunctum | Beaconites | Bergaueria | Bilinichnus | Brooksella | Burrinjuckia | Caedichnus | Chaetosalpinx | Cheiichnus | Chondrites | Cochlichnus | Conichnus | Cruziana | Curvolithus | Dendrorhaphe | Dictyodora | Didymaulichnus | Dimorphichnus | Diplichnites | Diplocraterion | Fasciculus | Fucoides circinatus | Furculosus | Gastrochaenolites | Glaciichnium | Gnathichnus | Gordia | Gyrochorte | Gyrolithes | Gyrophyllites | Halimedides | Halopoa | Helicosalpinx | Helminthoidichnites | Helminthopsis | Hormosiroidea | Ilmenichnus | Intrites | Labyrintichnus | Lockeia | Macaronichnus | Medvezhichnus | Megagrapton | Monocraterion | Monomorphichnus | Multina | Naviculichnium | Nenoxites | Neonereites | Nerteites | Oichnus | Oikobesalon | Oniscoidichnus | Ophiomorpha | Osprioneides | Palaeopascichnus | Palaeosabella | Paleohelcura | Palmichnuim | Paracanthorhaphe | Petroxestes | Phycodes | Phycosiphon | Plagiogmus | Planolites | Polarichnus | Polykladichnus | Protovirgularia | Psammichnites | Ptychoplasma | Rhizocorallium | Rogerella | Rosselia | Rugalichnus | Rusophycus | Saerichnites | Sagittichnus | Sanctum | Scolicia | Scotolithus | Skolithos | Squamodictyon | Steinsfjordichnus | Sulcichnus | Suzmites | Syringomorpha | Taenidium | Teichichnus | Thalassinoides | Tremichnus | Treptichnus | Trichichnus | Trichophycus | Trypanites | Tubichnus | Undichna | Vendichnus | Vimenites | Zoophycos
Contains: Palaeophycus herberti | Palaeophycus striatus | Palaeophycus tubularis
Stratigraphic range: Ediacara Holocene | ~ 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]
  • Mikuláš & Dronov, 2005. Trace fossils
  • Knaust, 2004. Cambro-Ordovician trace fossils from the SW-Norwegian Caledonides [DOI]
  • Orłowski & Źylińska, 1996. Non-arthropod burrows from the Middle and Late Cambrian of the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland
  • Palij et al., 1979. Soft-bodied Metazoa and trace fossils of Vendian and Lower Cambrian

Taxon occurrences on map


Identifications of taxon in collection specimens

Taxon images

Palaeophycus isp., GIT 181-14
GIT 181-14 Palaeophycus isp.
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None, GIT 362-69
GIT 362-69 None
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, GIT 362-215-1
GIT 362-215-1
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, GIT 403-79
GIT 403-79
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, GIT 403-79
GIT 403-79
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, GIT 403-79
GIT 403-79
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Palaeophycus devonicus Schimper, 1874, TUG 1597-57
TUG 1597-57 Palaeophycus devonicus Schimper, 1874
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, GIT 362-21
GIT 362-21
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, GIT 362-19-1
GIT 362-19-1
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, GIT 413-183-2
GIT 413-183-2
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, GIT 403-79
GIT 403-79
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, GIT 398-221
GIT 398-221
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, GIT 362-544
GIT 362-544
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, GIT 362-544
GIT 362-544
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, TUG 1743-92-1
TUG 1743-92-1
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, GIT 362-215-1
GIT 362-215-1
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None, GIT 362-611
GIT 362-611 None
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None, GIT 362-611
GIT 362-611 None
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None, GIT 720-792
GIT 720-792 None
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None, GIT 720-792
GIT 720-792 None
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None, GIT 720-792
GIT 720-792 None
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None, GIT 720-791
GIT 720-791 None
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None, GIT 720-795
GIT 720-795 None
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None, GIT 720-795
GIT 720-795 None
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None, GIT 720-805
GIT 720-805 None
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