Eubrontes platypus Hitchcock 1858 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Eubrontidae

Alternative combinations: Amblonyx giganteus, Fulicopus giganteus, Grallator (Eubrontes) platypus

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1858. Ichnology of New England. A Report on the Sandstone of the Connecticut Valley, Especially its Fossil Footmarks, Made to the Government of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts xii-214

Belongs to Eubrontes according to M. G. Lockley et al. 2013

See also Fujita et al. 2008, Gao 2007, Haubold 1971, Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1858, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898, Kuhn 1963, Leonardi 1979, Leonardi 1980, Leonardi 1989, Lull 1904, Lull 1915, Lull 1917, Lull 1953, Lyman 1894, Olsen and Galton 1984, Sarjeant 1975, Xing et al. 2009, Xing et al. 2017, Zhen et al. 1986 and Zhen et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Eubrontes (Brontozoum), Eubrontes (Grallator), Eubrontes (Ichnites), Eubrontes (Ornithichnites), Eubrontes cursorius, Eubrontes fieldi, Eubrontes giganteus, Eubrontes glenrosensis, Eubrontes lyellii, Eubrontes monax, Eubrontes pareschequier, Eubrontes sillimani, Eubrontes tuberatus, Eubrontes veillonensis, Eubrontes xiyangensis, Eubrontes zigongensis, Grallator (Eubrontes) divaricatus, Otouphepus declivis, Anchisauripus (Otouphepus) minor, Brontozoum expansum, Brontozoum thianschanicum, Brontozoum isodactylum, Grallator angustidigitus, Grallator cuneatus, Grallator morijensis, Grallator leribeensis, Grallator formosus, Grallator sulcatus, Grallator tenuis, Grallator palustris, Grallator rapidus, Grallator graciosus, Grallator moshoeshoei, Grallator variabilis, Grallator olonensis, Grallator crassidigitus, Grallator sauclierensis, Grallator microiscus, Grallator wuhuangensis, Grallator maximus, Grallator (Grallator), Grallator limosus, Grallator yemiaoxiensis, Grallator minor, Grallator gracilis, Grallator lacunensis, Grallator matsiengensis, Grallator deambulator, Grallator emeiensis, Grallator mokanametsongensis, Grallator rectilineus, Grallator lescurei, Grallator limnosus, Grallator socialis, Grallator magnificus, Grallator princeps, Grallator andeolensis, Grallator minimus, Grallator digitigradus, Grallator damanei, Grallator ssatoi, Grallator molapoi, Grallator lambereshei, Grallator pingchuanensis, Agialopous wyomingensis, Prototrisauropus deambulator, Prototrisauropus gardonensis, Plastisauropus ingens, Platysauropus robustus, Fulicopus minor, Deuterotrisauropus deambulator, Gigandipus hei, Gigandipus minor, Gigandipus caudatus, Anchisauripus tuberosus, Anchisauripus poolei, Grallator (Anchisauripus) minusculus, Anchisauripus milfordensis, Grallator (Anchisauripus) hitchcocki, Anchisauripus thomasi, Anchisauripus australis, Anchisauripus gwyneddensis, Anchisauripus bibractensis, Anchisauripus (Grallator), Anchisauripus exsertus

Type specimen: AC 13/4, a footprint. Its type locality is below Turners Falls, tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1 collection)

• Jurassic of China (1), United States (1: Massachusetts)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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