Grallator ssatoi Yabe et al. 1940 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Eubrontidae

Alternative combination: Jeholosauripus ssatoi

Full reference: H. Yabe, Y. Inai, and T. Shikama. 1940. Dinosaurian footprints found near Yangshan, Chinchou, Manchoukou. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan 47:169-170

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

See also Azuma and Takeyama 1991, Fujita et al. 2008, Haubold 1971, Kuhn 1958, Kuhn 1963, Lockley and Matsukawa 1998, Noda and Shikama 1941, Shikama 1942, Sullivan et al. 2009, Xing et al. 2009, Xing et al. 2009, Yabe et al. 1940, Young 1960 and Zhen et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Eubrontes (Brontozoum), Eubrontes (Grallator), Eubrontes (Ichnites), Eubrontes (Ornithichnites), Eubrontes cursorius, Eubrontes expansus, Eubrontes fieldi, Eubrontes giganteus, Eubrontes glenrosensis, Eubrontes lyellii, Eubrontes monax, Eubrontes pareschequier, Eubrontes platypus, Eubrontes sillimani, Eubrontes veillonensis, Eubrontes xiyangensis, Eubrontes zigongensis, Grallator (Eubrontes) divaricatus, Otouphepus declivis, Anchisauripus (Otouphepus) minor, 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 rectus, Grallator damanei, Grallator molapoi, Grallator lambereshei, Grallator pingchuanensis, Agialopous wyomingensis, Prototrisauropus deambulator, Prototrisauropus gardonensis, Plastisauropus ingens, Platysauropus robustus, Gigandipus hei, Gigandipus minor, Gigandipus caudatus, Anchisauripus tuberosus, Anchisauripus poolei, Grallator (Anchisauripus) minusculus, Anchisauripus milfordensis, Grallator (Anchisauripus) hitchcocki, Anchisauripus thomasi, Anchisauripus tuberatus, Anchisauripus australis, Anchisauripus gwyneddensis, Anchisauripus bibractensis, Anchisauripus (Grallator), Anchisauripus exsertus

Type specimen: TIU 61677, a footprint. Its type locality is Ssuchiatzu tracksite, which is in a Tithonian/Valanginian terrestrial sandstone/conglomerate in the Tuchengzi Formation of China.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (1 collection)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of China (1)

• Jurassic of China (2)

• Triassic to Jurassic of China (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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