Steropoides elegans Hitchcock 1841 (dinosaur)

Reptilia

Alternative combinations: Ornithoidichnites elegans, Steropezoum elegans, Tridentipes elegans

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

Belongs to Steropoides according to R. S. Lull 1904

See also Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1841, Hitchcock 1844, Hitchcock 1845, Hitchcock 1848, Hitchcock 1858, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898, Lyman 1895 and Miller 1879

Sister taxa: Steropoides diversus, Steropoides infelix, Steropoides ingens, Steropoides loripes, Steropoides uncus, Steropezoum elegantius

Type specimen: AC 26/21, a footprint. Its type locality is Dexter Marsh's Quarry, Montague, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (6: Connecticut, Massachusetts collections)

Total: 6 collections including 7 occurrences

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