Chirotherium parvum Hitchcock 1889

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae

Alternative combinations: Brachychirotherium parvum, Otozoum parvum

Full reference: C. H. Hitchcock. 1889. Recent progress in ichnology. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 24(8):117-127

Belongs to Chirotherium according to G. R. Demathieu 1970

See also Baird 1957, Bock 1952, Courel et al. 1968, Demathieu and Haubold 1972, Ellenberger et al. 1970, Haubold 1969, Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898, Hunt and Lucas 2007, Kuhn 1958, Kuhn 1963, Lockley 1986, Lull 1917, Lyman 1895, Olsen and Baird 1986, Peabody 1948, Rainforth 2003, Weems 2006 and Weems 2006

Sister taxa: Chirotherium angustum, Chirotherium barthii, Chirotherium copei, Chirotherium culmbachense, Chirotherium demathieui, Chirotherium eyermani, Chirotherium harrasense, Chirotherium herculis, Chirotherium hessei, Chirotherium heterodactylus, Chirotherium hildburghausense, Chirotherium huberi, Chirotherium lorteti, Chirotherium lulli, Chirotherium mediterraneum, Chirotherium peabodyi, Chirotherium praeparvum, Chirotherium reiteri, Chirotherium rex, Chirotherium sickleri, Chirotherium soergeli, Chirotherium storetonense, Chirotherium swinnertoni, Chirotherium vorbachi, Chirotherium wondrai, Thenaropus leptodactylus, Thenaropus heterodactylus, Thenaropus ovoidactylus, Thenaropus sphaerodactylus, Thenaropus pachydactylus, Saurichnites lacertoides, Saurichnites leisnerianus, Saurichnites pourriaci, Saurichnites kablikae

Type specimen: LC S490, a footprint. Its type locality is Smith Clark's quarry, Milford (level B), which is in a Norian terrestrial shale/sandstone in the Passaic Formation of New Jersey.

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (1: Nova Scotia collection), France (2), Germany (1), Italy (1), United States (4: New Jersey, Virginia)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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