Chirotherium vorbachi Kirchner 1927 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Thecodontia

Full reference: H. Kirchner. 1927. Über die Tierfährten im oberen Buntsandstein Frankens [On the animal footprints in the Franconian upper Buntsandstein]. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 9(1–3):112-122

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

See also Demathieu 1970, Haubold 1969, Kirchner 1927, Kuhn 1958, Lang and Huene 1952, Peabody 1948 and Schmidt 1938

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 storetonense, Chirotherium swinnertoni, Chirotherium wondrai, Thenaropus leptodactylus, Thenaropus heterodactylus, Thenaropus ovoidactylus, Thenaropus sphaerodactylus, Thenaropus pachydactylus, Saurichnites lacertoides, Saurichnites leisnerianus, Saurichnites pourriaci, Saurichnites kablikae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Aura an der Saale tracksite, which is in a Buntsandstein terrestrial horizon in Germany

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Germany (1 collection), the United Kingdom (3)

• Buntsandstein of Germany (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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