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Argoides macrodactylus

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Taxonomy
Ornithoidichnites macrodactylus was named by Hitchcock (1841). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is AC 37/13, a footprint, and it is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Wethersfield tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Portland Formation of Connecticut. It is the type species of Platypterna.

It was recombined as Platypterna macrodactylotus by Hitchcock (1845); it was synonymized subjectively with Argozoum disparidigitatum by Hitchcock (1848); it was recombined as Argoides macrodactylotus by Lull (1904); it was recombined as Argoides macrodactylus by Lull (1917) and Haubold (1971).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Ornithoidichnites macrodactylus Hitchcock
1845Platypterna macrodactylotus Hitchcock p. 25
1848Argozoum disparidigitatum Hitchcock p. 186
1871Argozoum disparidigitatum Hitchcock p. xxi
1889Argozoum disparidigitatum Hitchcock p. 118
1894Argozoum disparidigitatum Lyman p. 206
1898Argozoum disparidigitatum Hitchcock p. 401
1904Argoides macrodactylotus Lull p. 518
1917Argoides macrodactylus Lull p. 120
1971Argoides macrodactylus Haubold p. 81

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
genusArgoides
speciesmacrodactylus(Hitchcock 1841)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available