Palamopus divaricans Hitchcock 1848 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Batrachopodidae

Alternative combination: Macropterna divaricans

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 Palamopus according to R. S. Lull 1904

See also Deane 1861, Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1848, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898 and Lyman 1894

Sister taxa: Batrachopus argentina, Batrachopus bakoenaorum, Batrachopus bellus, Batrachopus deweyi, Batrachopus dispar, Batrachopus gilberti, Batrachopus gracilis, Batrachopus pilosus, Batrachopus rugosus, Batrachopus supersaltator, Batrachopus tenuis, Batrachopus varians, Palamopus anomalus, Comptichnus moorosi, Chelonoides wittei, Chelonoides robusta, Orthodactylus howelli

Type specimen: AC 27/3, a footprint

Ecology: herbivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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