Steropoides Hitchcock 1845 (dinosaur)

Reptilia

Synonyms: Steropezoum Hitchcock 1848, Tridentipes Hitchcock 1858

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1845. An attempt to name, classify, and describe, the animals that made the fossil footmarks of New England. Sixth Annual Meeeting of the Association of American Geologists and Naturalists, New Haven, CT. Abstract and Proceedings 23-25

Parent taxon: Dinosauria according to R. S. Lull 1904

See also Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1845, Hitchcock 1848, Hitchcock 1898, Kuhn 1958, Kuhn 1963, Lull 1917 and Quenstedt 1882

Sister taxa: Ancistrodon, Astrodon pusillus, Camposaurus arizonensis, Carnosauriformes, Cridotrisauropus, Dictyoolithidae, Diplodocia, Dystrophaeidae, Elephantopoides, Gigantosauropus, Gyrotrisauropus, Harpagosauria, Harpedactylus, Herreravia, Huanglongpus, Iguanodonichnus, Lagunculapes, Megalosauridae, Mirsosauropus, Mosaicoolithus, Neosauropus, Nyasasaurus, Omosaurus phillipsi, Ornithischiformes, Paleodinosauria, Phytodinosauria, Phytophagi, Polemarchus, Polyclonoolithidae, Postpubici, Praepubici, Prismatoolithidae, Saltosauropus, Saurischia, Sauropodichnus, Sillimanius, Similifaveoloolithidae, Sinoichnites, Stalicoolithidae, Tarsodactylus, Tarsoplectrus, Therophagi, Therosauria, Toyamasauripus, Tretospondylia, Xiphopeza, Youngoolithidae, Yunnanpus, Ornithischia

Subtaxa: Steropezoum elegantius Steropoides diversus Steropoides elegans Steropoides infelix Steropoides ingens Steropoides loripes Steropoides uncus

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Type: Ornithoidichnites ingens

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (10: Connecticut, Massachusetts collections)

• Triassic of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 11 collections including 31 occurrences

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