Argoides macrodactylus Hitchcock 1841

Reptilia - Saurischia

Alternative combinations: Argoides macrodactylatus, Argoides macrodactylotus, Ornithoidichnites macrodactylus, Platypterna macrodactylotus

Synonym: Argozoum disparidigitatum Hitchcock 1848

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1841. Final Report on the Geology of Massachusetts xii-831

Belongs to Argoides according to H. Haubold 1971

See also Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1841, Hitchcock 1845, Hitchcock 1848, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898, Lull 1904, Lull 1917, Lyman 1894 and Warren 1854

Sister taxa: Argoides minimus, Argoides redfieldii, Argoides robustus

Type specimens:

  • Argoides macrodactylus: AC 37/13, a footprint. Its type locality is Wethersfield tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Portland Formation of Connecticut.
  • Argozoum disparidigitatum:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (2: Connecticut, Massachusetts collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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