Corvipes lacertoideus Hitchcock 1858 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Anomoepodidae

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 Corvipes according to R. S. Lull 1904

See also Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1858, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898, Lull 1917 and Lyman 1894

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AC 32/1, 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 herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (6: Connecticut, Massachusetts collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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