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Steropoides loripes

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Ornithopus loripes was named by Hitchcock (1848). It is considered to be a form taxon. It is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Dexter Marsh's Quarry, Montague, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

It was recombined as Steropoides loripes by Lull (1904).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Ornithopus loripes Hitchcock pp. 193-194
1858Tridentipes insignis Hitchcock p. 91
1871Tridentipes insignis Hitchcock p. xxi
1889Tridentipes insignis Hitchcock p. 118
1895Tridentipes insignis Lyman figs. Pl. 610
1898Tridentipes insignis Hitchcock p. 401
1904Steropoides loripes Lull p. 525

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
genusSteropoides
speciesloripes()

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