Ancyropus Hitchcock 1845 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudinata

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: Testudinata according to R. S. Lull 1904

See also Hitchcock 1845, Hitchcock 1848, Kuhn 1958 and Lull 1917

Sister taxa: Amblypus, Aplax oberndorferi, Australochelyidae, Australochelys, Chelichnus, Chelonipedidae, Chelycarapookus, Chelycarapookus arcuatus, Chelys blakii, Chelytherium, Chelytherium obscurum, Chengyuchelyidae, Chengyuchelys, Chinlechelys, Emys neumayri, Emys paranensis, Heckerochelyidae, Helcura, Kallokibotion, Megasternon, Mesochelydia, Mongolochelyidae, Odontochelyidae, Odontochelys, Palaeochersis, Perichelydia, Platemys sehuensis, Platycheloides, Proganochelys, Proterochersidae, Proterochersis, Protochelys, Siamochelys, Testudines, Testudinites, Testudo elata, Testudo stricklandi, Testudoolithidae, Trachydermochelys, Trachydermochelys phlyctaenus, Tretosternon punctatum, Trionyx mammillaris

Subtaxa: Ancyropus heteroclitus

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Type: Sauroidichnites heteroclitus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (4: Connecticut, Massachusetts collections)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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