Steropoides loripes Hitchcock 1848

Reptilia

Alternative combination: Ornithopus loripes

Synonym: Tridentipes insignis Hitchcock 1858

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1848. An attempt to discriminate and describe the animals that made the fossil footmarks of the United States, and especially of New England. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, new series 3:129-256

Belongs to Steropoides according to R. S. Lull 1904

See also Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1848, Hitchcock 1858, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898 and Lyman 1895

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

Type specimens:

  • Steropoides loripes: Its type locality is Dexter Marsh's Quarry, Montague, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts
  • Tridentipes insignis: Its type locality is Dexter Marsh's Quarry, Montague, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (3: Connecticut, Massachusetts collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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