Struthopus schaumburgensis Ballerstedt 1922 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

Full reference: M. Ballerstedt. 1922. Zwei grosse, zweizehige Fährten hochbeiniger Bipeden aus dem Wealdensandstein bei Bückeburg [Two large, two-toed tracks from a long-legged biped in the Wealden sandstone of Bückeburg]. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 73:76-94

Belongs to Struthopus according to R. Fischer 1998

See also Ballerstedt 1922, Kuhn 1958 and Kuhn 1963

Sister taxa: Iguanodon bernissartensis, Iguanodon galvensis, Iguanodon major, Iguanodon mantelli, Streptospondylus recentior, Wealdenichnites iguanodontoides

Type specimen: Its type locality is Harrl quarry tracksite, Bückeburg, which is in a Berriasian terrestrial sandstone in the Bückeberg Formation of Germany

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Harrl quarry tracksite, Bückeburg

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