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Chirotherium

Reptilia - Chirotheriidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1835Chirotherium Kaup pp. 327-328
1835Chirosaurus Kaup p. 328
1845Thenaropus King p. 216
1861Saurichnites Geinitz
1923Krokodilipus Nopcsa
1948Chirotherium Peabody p. 340
1952Saurichnites Bock p. 403
1952Chirotherium Bock p. 410
1954Chirotherium Baird p. 167
1958Chirotherium Kuhn p. 21
1963Chirotherium Kuhn p. 68
1966Chirotherium Kuhn p. 75
1969Chirotherium Haubold p. 91
1972Chirotherium Demathieu and Haubold p. 805
1974Chirotherium Gand p. 9
1980Chirotherium Tongiorgi p. 81
1989Chirotherium Demathieu p. 202
2003Chirotherium Rainforth pp. 824-826
2005Chirotherium Gand and Demathieu p. 726

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
familyChirotheriidaeAbel 1935
genusChirotheriumKaup 1835

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:38:45
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:38:45
Source: subo = suborder, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Pennsylvanian to the top of the Turonian or 323.20000 to 89.80000 Ma

Collections (100 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Pennsylvania) Thenaropus heterodactylus (200134)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3Poland (Lower Silesia) Saurichnites leisnerianus (187930)
Artinskian - Capitanian290.1 - 259.9Czech Republic (Hradec Kralove) Saurichnites lacertoides, Saurichnites kablikae (180863)
Buntsandstein265.0 - 252.3Germany (Bavaria) C. vorbachi (205801) Saurichnites auraensis (205802) Saurichnites auraensis, C. vorbachi (205800)
Induan252.17 - 251.2China (Guizhou) C. sp. (60516)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2United Kingdom (England) C. herculis (164932) C. storetonense, C. minus, C. vorbachi, C. sp., C. minus (164930)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Spain (Islas Baleares) C. sp. (95349)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Niger (Agadez) C. sp. (200662)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2United Kingdom (County Down) C. sp. (197357)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2USA (Utah) C. sp. (135440)
Spathian251.3 - 247.2USA (Arizona) C. moquiensis (95109) C. rex, C. minus (95107)
Spathian251.3 - 247.2USA (Wyoming) C. barthii (135634 135635 135636 135637)
Olenekian251.2 - 247.2Morocco (Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz) C. barthii (149976)
Olenekian - Anisian251.2 - 242.0USA (Arizona) C. sp. (105106)
Olenekian - Anisian251.2 - 242.0United Kingdom (Staffordshire) C. sp. (197356)
Olenekian - Anisian251.2 - 242.0Germany (Thuringia) C. barthi, C. sickleri (191138) C. bornemanni (191137) C. sp. (191139) C. sp., C. barthii, C. barthi, C. pfeifferi, C. vorbachi, C. hildburghausense (182300)
Aegean247.2 - 242.0France (Grand Est) C. sp. (189021)
Aegean - Bithynian247.2 - 242.0USA (Arizona) C. barthi (114095) C. barthii (135413) C. rex, C. barthi (95093 114094) C. sp. (34888)
Aegean - Bithynian247.2 - 242.0USA (Utah) C. moquiensis (114090)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Spain (Castilla-La Mancha) C. sp. (74513)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Italy (Trentino-Alto Adige) C. sp. (194584)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0United Kingdom (Staffordshire) C. sp., C. barthii, C. sickleri (197353) C. sp., C. storetonense (197350) C. vorbachi (197352)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0United Kingdom (Cheshire) C. sp., C. barthii (197296)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0United Kingdom (Wirral) C. sp. (197349)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0France (Languedoc-Rousillon) C. barthii, C. gallicum (199936)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Spain (Aragon) C. barthii (199856)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Poland (Swietoryzskie) C. barthii (175801)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0United Kingdom (England) C. barthii, C. vorbachi, C. sp. (52505) C. sp. (80838 197351) Otozoum swinnertoni (83053)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Netherlands (Gelderland) Rhynchosauroides peabodyi (96875)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Morocco (Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz) C. barthii (199858 199903)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Italy (Bolzano) C. sp. (196816)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Italy Brachychirotherium parvum, C. rex (154341)
Anisian - Ladinian247.2 - 237.0France (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) C. barthi (28462) C. barthii (199928) C. sp. (68226 199912 199913)
Anisian - Ladinian247.2 - 237.0France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) C. parvum, C. barthi, Isochirotherium demathieui (31310) C. sp. (199933 199934)
Anisian - Ladinian247.2 - 237.0Germany (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) C. parvum, C. barthi (192151)
Anisian - Ladinian247.2 - 237.0France (Rhône-Alpes) C. sp. (199929)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0China (Guizhou) C. barthii (196817 196818)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0France ( Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) C. barthi (201287)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) C. parvum, C. barthi (201285)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0Germany (Thuringia) C. barthi (191135 191136) C. pfeifferi (191134)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0Argentina (Mendoza) C. barthii (85558)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0France (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) C. sp. (28092)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Canada (Nova Scotia) Brachychirotherium parvum (55416)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Germany (Bayern) C. sp. (97735) C. wondrai (55417) Dinosaurichnium postchirotherioides (139731)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy (Toscana) C. angustum (68779)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Morocco (Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz) Parachirotherium postchirotherioides (205518)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Germany (Baden-Württemberg) C. sp. (187948)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3United Kingdom (England) C. sp. (174686)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3United Kingdom (Scotland) C. sp. (174684)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3USA (Virginia) C. sp. (192421)
Tuvalian232.0 - 221.5United Kingdom (Warwickshire) C. sp. (197334)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Argentina (Mendoza) C. higuerensis (206089)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (New York) C. lulli, Brachychirotherium eyermani (57917)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Virginia) Brachychirotherium parvum, C. lulli (154230)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (New Mexico) Brachychirotherium eyermani (52168) C. sp. (84021)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Pennsylvania) Brachychirotherium eyermani (55414 55415) C. lulli (84116)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (New Jersey) Brachychirotherium parvum, Brachychirotherium eyermani (55412) C. eyermani, C. copei, Anomoepus major (46622) C. lulli (55492 62841)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Colorado) Cheirotherium sp. (55259)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Argentina (La Rioja) C. sp. (85569)
Lacian - Alaunian221.5 - 212.0USA (Virginia) Brachychirotherium parvum (68889)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3USA (Pennsylvania) C. lulli (62766)
Sinemurian199.3 - 190.8Lesotho (Leribe) C. sp. (56014)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8Egypt (Aswan) C. sp. (138680)