Eupalamopus dananus Hitchcock 1848 (reptile)

Reptilia

Alternative combination: Palamopus dananus

Synonym: Palamopus clarki 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 Eupalamopus according to R. S. Lull 1904

See also Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1848, Hitchcock 1858, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1898 and Lull 1917

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Eupalamopus dananus: AC 12/1, a footprint. Its type locality is Ashael Lyman's, Northampton tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian lacustrine - small sandstone/mudstone in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Palamopus clarki: Its type locality is Ashael Lyman's, Northampton tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian lacustrine - small sandstone/mudstone in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at tracksite below Smith's Ferry, Northampton

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