Gastrochaenolites ornatus Kelly and Bromley 1984


Full reference: S. R. A. Kelly and R. G. Bromley. 1984. Ichonological nomenclature of clavate borings. Palaeontology 27(4):793-807

Belongs to Gastrochaenolites according to S. R. A. Kelly and R. G. Bromley 1984

Sister taxa: Gastrochaenolites ampullatus, Gastrochaenolites cluniformis, Gastrochaenolites dijugus, Gastrochaenolites lapidicus, Gastrochaenolites oelandicus, Gastrochaenolites orbicularis, Gastrochaenolites torpedo, Gastrochaenolites turbinatus

Type specimen: BMNH S. Woodward Coll. 32602, an other. Its type locality is Hasborough Cliff, Norfolk, post-Pliocene, which is in a Pleistocene marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder


• Quaternary of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Eocene of Mali (1)

• Paleocene of Mali (2)

• Cretaceous of Mali (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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