Anomoepus Hitchcock 1848 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Moyenisauropodidae

Synonyms: Hopiichnus Welles 1971, Moyenisauripus Ellenberger 1970, Moyenisauropus Ellenberger 1970, Shensipus Young 1966

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1848. An attempt to discriminate and describe the animals that made the fossil footmarks of the United States, and especially of New England. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, new series 3:129-256

Parent taxon: Moyenisauropodidae according to G. Gierlinski 1991

See also Avanzini et al. 2001, Ellenberger 1974, Gierlinksi and Potemska 1987, Gierlinski and Niedzwiedzki 2005, Gierlinski et al. 2009, Haubold 1969, Haubold 1971, Hitchcock 1848, Hitchcock 1898, Irmis 2005, Kuhn 1958, Kuhn 1963, Li et al. 2010, Lockley and Gierlinski 2006, Lockley et al. 2009, Lull 1904, Lull 1915, Lull 1917, Lull 1924, Lull 1953, Niedźwiedzki 2011, Niedzwiedzki and Pienkowski 2004, Olsen 1986, Olsen and Galton 1984, Olsen and Rainforth 2003, Thulborn 1993, Thulborn 2006, Weishampel 2006, Welles 1971, Xing et al. 2015, Xing et al. 2016, Young 1966 and Zhen et al. 1989

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Anomoepus culbertsonii Anomoepus fringilla Anomoepus gallinuloides Anomoepus minutus Anomoepus moabensis Anomoepus palmipes Anomoepus pienkovskii Anomoepus ranivorus Anomoepus scambus Anomoepus shingi Anomoepus tungchuanensis Anomoepus turda Moyenisauropus karaszevskii

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Type: Anomoepus scambus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Colorado collection)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Canada (1: British Columbia)

• Jurassic of Canada (3: Nova Scotia), China (7), Italy (1), Lesotho (5), Poland (5), United States (35: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic to Jurassic of United States (1: Utah)

• Triassic of Italy (1), Poland (1), United States (5: New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

Total: 66 collections including 114 occurrences

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