Anomoepus palmipes Ellenberger 1970 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Moyenisauropodidae

Alternative combinations: Grallator palmipes, Masitisisauropus palmipes, Moyenisauropus palmipes

Full reference: P. Ellenberger. 1970. Les niveaux paléontologiques de première apparition des mammifères primoridaux en Afrique du Sud et leur ichnologie. Establissement de zones stratigraphiques detaillees dans le Stormberg du Lesotho (Afrique du Sud) (Trias Supérieur à Jurassique) [The paleontological levels of the first appearance of primordial mammals in southern Africa and their ichnology. Establishment of detailed stratigraphic zones in the Stormberg of Lesotho (southern Africa) (Upper Triassic to Jurassic). In: S. H. Haughton (ed.), Second Symposium on Gondwana Stratigraphy and Paleontology, International Union of Geological Sciences. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria 343-370

Belongs to Anomoepus according to P. E. Olsen and P. M. Galton 1984

See also Ellenberger 1970 and Ellenberger 1974

Sister taxa: Anomoepus culbertsonii, Anomoepus fringilla, Anomoepus gallinuloides, Anomoepus minutus, Anomoepus moabensis, Anomoepus pienkovskii, Anomoepus ranivorus, Anomoepus scambus, Anomoepus shingi, Anomoepus tungchuanensis, Anomoepus turda, Moyenisauropus karaszevskii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mokkanametsong tracksite (zone B/2), which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial sandstone in the Elliot Formation of Lesotho

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Lesotho (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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