Rhynchosauroides sphaerodactylus Demathieu 1971 (reptile)

Reptilia - Rhynchosauroidae

Full reference: G. Demathieu. 1971. Cinq nouvelles espèces d’empreintes de Reptiles du Trias de la bordure nord-edt du Massif Central [Five new species of reptile footprints from the Triassic of the northeastern border of the Massif Central]. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Série D: Sciences Naturelles 272:812-814

Belongs to Rhynchosauroides according to G. Demathieu 1971

See also Demathieu and Haubold 1972 and Gand et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Rhynchosauroides beasleyi, Rhynchosauroides bornemanni, Rhynchosauroides brunswickii, Rhynchosauroides gangresci, Rhynchosauroides hyperbates, Rhynchosauroides kuletae, Rhynchosauroides majus, Rhynchosauroides maximus, Rhynchosauroides minutipes, Rhynchosauroides pallinii, Rhynchosauroides palmatus, Rhynchosauroides petri, Rhynchosauroides pusillus, Rhynchosauroides rdzaneki, Rhynchosauroides rectipes, Rhynchosauroides retroversipes, Rhynchosauroides santanderensis, Rhynchosauroides schochardti, Rhynchosauroides tirolicus, Rhynchosauroides triangulus, Rhynchosauroides virgiliae, Akropus schochardti, Rhynchocephalichnus pisanus, Rhynchocephalichnus franconicus, Rhynchocephalichnus etruscus

Type specimen: 21.1 AN1, a footprint. Its type locality is Chasselay tracksite, level C (BQ), which is in an Anisian/Ladinian terrestrial horizon in the Grès Inférieurs du Lyonnais Formation of France.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Chasselay tracksite, level C (BQ)

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