Chirotherium storetonense Morton 1863 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae

Synonyms: Dinosaurichnium postchirotherioides Rehnelt 1950, Parachirotherium postchirotherioides Rehnelt 1950

Belongs to Chirotherium according to M. J. King et al. 2005

See also Baird 1954, Baird 1957, Beasley 1904, Beasley 1907, Brusatte et al. 2011, Demathieu and Haubold 1972, Haubold 1969, Haubold 1971, Heller 1952, Klein and Haubold 2007, Kuhn 1958, Lagnaoui et al. 2012, Leonardi 1951, Peabody 1948, Rehnelt 1950, Rehnelt 1952, Rehnelt 1959, Rühle von Lilienstern 1938, Sarjeant 1975, Tresise 1993 and Tresise 2003

Sister taxa: Chirotherium angustum, Chirotherium barthii, Chirotherium copei, Chirotherium culmbachense, Chirotherium demathieui, Chirotherium eyermani, Chirotherium harrasense, Chirotherium herculis, Chirotherium hessei, Chirotherium heterodactylus, Chirotherium hildburghausense, Chirotherium huberi, Chirotherium lulli, Chirotherium mediterraneum, Chirotherium parvum, Chirotherium peabodyi, Chirotherium praeparvum, Chirotherium reiteri, Chirotherium rex, Chirotherium sickleri, Chirotherium soergeli, Chirotherium swinnertoni, Chirotherium vorbachi, Chirotherium wondrai, Thenaropus leptodactylus, Thenaropus heterodactylus, Thenaropus ovoidactylus, Thenaropus sphaerodactylus, Thenaropus pachydactylus, Saurichnites lacertoides, Saurichnites leisnerianus, Saurichnites pourriaci, Saurichnites kablikae

Type specimens:

  • Chirotherium storetonense: Its type locality is south quarry, Storeton, which is in a Triassic terrestrial sandstone/claystone in the United Kingdom
  • Dinosaurichnium postchirotherioides: Its type locality is Bayreuth tracksite, which is in a Carnian terrestrial sandstone in the Benkersandstein Formation of Germany.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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