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Subject: Thalassinidea, List of prehistoric malacostracans
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Thalassinoides is an ichnogenus of trace fossil used to refer to "dichotomously or T-branched boxworks, mazes and shafts, unlined and unornamented".[1]:179 Facies of Thalassinoides increased suddenly in abundance at the beginning of the Mesozoic.[1]:251 Such burrows are made by a number of organisms, including the sea anemone Cerianthus, Balanoglossus and fishes, but are most closely associated with decapod crustaceans of the (former) infraorder Thalassinidea.[2]


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  • Chuck D. Howell's Ichnogenera Photos

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