Typopus abnormis Hitchcock 1844

Osteichthyes - Tetrapoda

Alternative combination: Sauroidichnites abnormis

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1844. Report on ichnolithology, or fossil footmarks, with a description of several new species, and the coprolites of birds, from the valley of Connecticut River, and of a supposed footmark from the valley of Hudson River. The American Journal of Science and Arts 47(2):292-322

Belongs to Typopus according to O. P. Hay 1930

See also Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1844, Hitchcock 1845, Hitchcock 1848, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898, Lull 1904, Lyman 1894 and McCrea et al. 2015

Sister taxon: Typopus gracilis

Type specimen: AC 19/1-2, a footprint. Its type locality is Horse Race Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (2: Massachusetts collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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