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Tarsodactylus expansus

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Taxonomy
Tarsodactylus expansus was named by Hitchcock (1866) [article printed April 9, 1866; volume published 1867]. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Hitchcock Cabinet, Dartmouth, a footprint, and it is a trace fossil. Its type locality is northeast Deerfield tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Tarsodactylus expansus Hitchcock p. 301–302
1871Tarsodactylus expansus Hitchcock p. xxi
1889Tarsodactylus expansus Hitchcock p. 118
1898Tarsodactylus expansus Hitchcock p. 401
1904Tarsodactylus expansus Lull p. 527
1917Tarsodactylus expansus Lull p. 122

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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
speciesexpansusHitchcock 1866

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