Batrachopus deweyi Hitchcock 1843

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Batrachopodidae

Alternative combinations: Anisichnus deweyanus, Anisopus deweyanus, Batrachoidichnites deweyi, Batrachopus deweyanus, Sauroidichnites deweyi

Synonyms: Antipus flexiloquus Hitchcock 1858, Arachichnus dehiscens Hitchcock 1858, Batrachopus parvulus Hitchcock 1837, Cheirotheroides pilulatus Hitchcock 1858, Chelonioides incedens Hitchcock 1858, Chelonoides incedens Hitchcock 1858, Exocampe arcta Hitchcock 1858, Exocampe minima Hitchcock 1862, Exocampe minimus Hitchcock 1862, Exocampe ornata Hitchcock 1858, Macropterna gracilipes Hitchcock 1858, Macropterna rhynchosauroidea Hitchcock 1848, Macropterna vulgaris Hitchcock 1858, Ornithichnites parvulus Hitchcock 1837, Ornithoidichnites rogersi Hitchcock 1843, Orthodactylus floriferus Hitchcock 1858, Orthodactylus introvergens Hitchcock 1858, Orthodactylus linearis Hitchcock 1858, Palamopus gracilipes Hitchcock 1858, Palamopus palmatus Hitchcock 1845, Palamopus rogersi Hitchcock 1843, Palamopus rogersianus Hitchcock 1843, Sillimanius rogersianus Hitchcock 1843, Stenodactylus curvatus Hitchcock 1858, Sustenodactylus curvatus Hitchcock 1858

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1843. Description of five new specie of fossil footmarks, from the red sandstone of the valley of the Connecticut River. Reports of the First, Second, and Third Meetings of the Association of American Geologists and Naturalists 1843:254-264

Belongs to Batrachopus according to E. C. Rainforth 2007

See also Deane 1861, Demathieu 1970, Demathieu 1993, Demathieu et al. 2002, Demathieu and Haubold 1974, Demathieu and Sciau 1992, Gallagher and Hanczaryk 2006, Haubold 1969, Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1837, Hitchcock 1843, Hitchcock 1844, Hitchcock 1845, Hitchcock 1848, Hitchcock 1855, Hitchcock 1858, Hitchcock 1862, Hitchcock 1865, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898, Hunt and Lucas 2006, Hunt and Lucas 2006, Kuhn 1963, Lapparent and Montenat 1967, Lull 1904, Lull 1915, Lull 1917, Lull 1953, Lyman 1894, Lyman 1895, Olsen 1980, Olsen and Galton 1984 and Olsen and Padian 1986

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

Type specimens:

  • Batrachopus deweyi: AC 26/5, 26/6, a footprint. Its type locality is below Turners Falls, tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Antipus flexiloquus: AC 41/52, a footprint. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Arachichnus dehiscens: AC 51/18, a footprint. Its type locality is Roswell Field's Orchard, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Batrachopus parvulus:
  • Cheirotheroides pilulatus:
  • Chelonoides incedens: AC 6/1, a footprint. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Exocampe arcta: AC 35/24, a footprint.
  • Exocampe minima: AC 55/4, a footprint. Its type locality is Roswell Field's Orchard, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Exocampe ornata: AC 39/69, 41/39, a footprint. Its type locality is below Turners Falls, tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Macropterna rhynchosauroidea:
  • Macropterna vulgaris:
  • Orthodactylus floriferus: AC 6/1, a footprint. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Orthodactylus introvergens: AC 32/50, a footprint. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Orthodactylus linearis: AC 27/15, a footprint. Its type locality is Roswell Field's Orchard, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Palamopus gracilipes: AC 35/23, a footprint. Its type locality is below Turners Falls, tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Palamopus palmatus: Its type locality is below Turners Falls, tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Palamopus rogersi: Its type locality is Horse Race Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Sustenodactylus curvatus: AC 34/43, a footprint. Its type locality is Roswell Field's Orchard, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (2 collections), United States (9: Arizona, Connecticut, Massachusetts)

• Triassic of United States (3: New Jersey, Utah)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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