Plesiornis pilulatus Hitchcock 1858 (saurischian)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Belongs to Plesiornis according to H. Haubold 1971

See also Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1865, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Kuhn 1963, Lull 1904, Lull 1917, Lull 1953, Lyman 1894 and Thulborn and Wade 1984

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AC 13/1, a footprint. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (2: Massachusetts collections)

• Triassic of United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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