Chirotherium lulli Bock 1952 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae

Full reference: W. Bock. 1952. Triassic reptilian tracks and trends of locomotive evolution. Journal of Paleontology 26(3):395-433

Belongs to Chirotherium according to D. Baird 1954

See also Baird 1957, Bock 1952, Kuhn 1958, Kuhn 1963, Olsen and Baird 1986, Schmidt 1959 and Szajna and Hartline 2003

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 mediterraneum, Chirotherium parvum, 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 S491, a footprint. Its type locality is Smith Clark's quarry, Milford (unit O), which is in a Norian terrestrial horizon in the Passaic Formation of New Jersey.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (7: Colorado, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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