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Steropoides ingens

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Taxonomy
Ornithichnites ingens was named by Hitchcock (1836). It is considered to be a form taxon. It is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Horse Race Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts. It is the type species of Steropoides.

It was recombined as Ornithoidichnites ingens by Hitchcock (1841); it was recombined as Steropezoum ingens by Hitchcock (1848); it was recombined as Tridentipes ingens by Hitchcock (1858), Hitchcock (1871), Miller (1879), Hitchcock (1889), Zittel (1890), Lyman (1894), Lyman (1895) and Hitchcock (1898); it was recombined as Steropoides ingens by Hitchcock (1845), Lull (1904), Lull (1915), Lull (1917) and Kuhn (1963).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1836Ornithichnites ingens Buckland p. 41
1836Ornithichnites ingens Hitchcock p. 319 fig. 3
1837Ornithichnites ingens Hitchcock p. 175
1841Ornithoidichnites ingens Hitchcock
1845Sillimanius adamsanus Hitchcock p. 24
1845Steropoides ingens Hitchcock p. 24
1846Ornithichnites ingens Girard p. 15
1848Steropezoum ingens Hitchcock p. 182
1858Tridentipes ingens Hitchcock p. 89
1871Tridentipes ingens Hitchcock p. xxi
1879Tridentipes ingens Miller p. 147
1889Tridentipes ingens Hitchcock p. 118
1890Tridentipes ingens Zittel p. 768
1894Tridentipes ingens Lyman p. 205
1895Tridentipes ingens Lyman figs. Pl. 610
1898Tridentipes ingens Hitchcock p. 401
1904Steropoides ingens Lull p. 524
1915Steropoides ingens Lull pp. 239-240
1917Steropoides ingens Lull p. 121
1963Steropoides ingens Kuhn p. 97

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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()
genusSteropoides
speciesingens()

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