Chirotherium eyermani Baird 1957 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae

Alternative combination: Brachychirotherium eyermani

Full reference: D. Baird. 1957. Triassic reptile footprint faunules from Milford, New Jersey. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 117(5):449-520

Belongs to Chirotherium according to G. R. Demathieu 1970

See also Baird 1957, Haubold 1969, Hunt and Lucas 2007, Kuhn 1958, Kuhn 1963, Olsen 1980 and Olsen and Baird 1986

Sister taxa: Chirotherium angustum, Chirotherium barthii, Chirotherium copei, Chirotherium culmbachense, Chirotherium demathieui, 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 vorbachi, Chirotherium wondrai, Thenaropus leptodactylus, Thenaropus heterodactylus, Thenaropus ovoidactylus, Thenaropus sphaerodactylus, Thenaropus pachydactylus, Saurichnites lacertoides, Saurichnites leisnerianus, Saurichnites pourriaci, Saurichnites kablikae

Type specimen: MCZ 134. Its type locality is Smith Clark's quarry, Milford (level B), which is in a Norian terrestrial shale/sandstone in the Passaic Formation of New Jersey.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (6: New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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