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Tarsodactylus caudatus

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Taxonomy
Tarsodactylus caudatus was named by Hitchcock (1858). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is AC 42/5, a footprint, and it is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Tarsodactylus caudatus Hitchcock p. 99
1861Tarsodactylus caudatus Deane p. 55
1871Tarsodactylus caudatus Hitchcock p. xxi
1889Tarsodactylus caudatus Hitchcock p. 118
1894Tarsodactylus caudatus Lyman p. 206
1895Tarsodactylus caudatus Lyman figs. Pl. 610
1898Tarsodactylus caudatus Hitchcock p. 401
1904Tarsodactylus caudatus Lull p. 527
1917Tarsodactylus caudatus Lull p. 122
1954Tarsodactylus caudatus Baird p. 182

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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()
genusTarsodactylus
speciescaudatus

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