Anchisauripus tuberosus Hitchcock 1836 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Eubrontidae

Alternative combinations: Eubrontes tuberosus, Grallator tuberosus, Ornithichnites tuberosus, Ornithoidichnites tuberosus

Synonyms: Brontozoum loxonyx Hitchcock 1848, Brontozoum validum Hitchcock 1858, Plesiornis mirabilis Hitchcock 1865

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1836. Ornithichnology - description of the foot marks of birds, (Ornithichnites) on new Red Sandstone in Massachusetts. The American Journal of Science and Arts 29(2):307-340

Belongs to Anchisauripus according to H. Haubold 1971

See also Baird 1957, Buckland 1836, Cushman 1904, Deane 1843, Deane 1861, Fujita et al. 2008, Gierlinski 1996, Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1836, Hitchcock 1837, Hitchcock 1837, Hitchcock 1841, Hitchcock 1843, Hitchcock 1844, Hitchcock 1845, Hitchcock 1848, Hitchcock 1858, Hitchcock 1865, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898, Kuhn 1963, Li et al. 2019, Lockley 1986, Lull 1904, Lull 1915, Lull 1917, Lull 1953, Lyman 1894, Lyman 1895, Miller 1879, Nelson 1965, Osi et al. 2011, Quenstedt 1882, Redfield 1843, Warren 1854 and Welles 1971

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 platypus, 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 poolei, Grallator (Anchisauripus) minusculus, Anchisauripus milfordensis, Grallator (Anchisauripus) hitchcocki, Anchisauripus thomasi, Anchisauripus australis, Anchisauripus gwyneddensis, Anchisauripus bibractensis, Anchisauripus (Grallator), Anchisauripus exsertus

Type specimens:

  • Anchisauripus tuberosus: AC 31/73, a footprint
  • Brontozoum loxonyx:
  • Brontozoum validum:
  • Plesiornis mirabilis: AC 51/16, a footprint. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Hungary (1 collection), United States (14: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey)

• Triassic of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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