†family Chelichnopodidae Lockley 2011 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Chelichnopodidae

Full reference: M. G. Lockley. 2011. The ichnotaxonomic status of Brasilichnium with special reference to occurrences in the Navajo Sandstone (Lower Jurassic) in the western USA. Fossil Record 3. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 53:306-315

Parent taxon: Synapsida according to M. G. Lockley 2011

Sister taxa: Asaphestera, Caseasauria, Eupelycosauria, Ophiacomorpha, Pelycosauria, Therapsida

Subtaxa: Brasilichnium

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Type: Chelichnus



• Cretaceous of Brazil (3 collections), China (2), Mexico (1)

• Jurassic of United States (8: Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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