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Harpedactylus tenuissimus

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Taxonomy
Sauroidichnites tenuissimus was named by Hitchcock (1837). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is AC 27/8, 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 was synonymized subjectively with Harpedactylus gracilis by Hitchcock (1848); it was recombined as Harpedactylus tenuissimus by Hitchcock (1845), Hitchcock (1845), Lull (1904) and Lull (1917).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Sauroidichnites tenuissimus Hitchcock p. 175
1844Sauroidichnites tenuissimus Hitchcock p. 307
1845Harpedactylus tenuissimus Hitchcock
1848Harpedactylus gracilis Hitchcock p. 206
1871Harpedactylus gracilis Hitchcock p. xxi
1889Harpedactylus gracilis Hitchcock p. 119
1894Harpedactylus gracilis Lyman p. 205
1898Harpedactylus gracilis Hitchcock p. 402
1904Harpedactylus tenuissimus Lull pp. 527-528
1917Harpedactylus tenuissimus 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()
genusHarpedactylus
speciestenuissimus()

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