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Hoplichnus quadrupedans

Taxonomy
Hoplichnus quadrupedans was named by Hitchcock (1848). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is AC 29/3, a footprint, and it is a trace fossil. Its type locality is below Turners Falls, tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Hoplichnus quadrupedans Hitchcock p. 230 figs. Pl. 16:7-8
1858Hoplichnus poledrus Hitchcock p. 134
1871Hoplichnus poledrus Hitchcock p. xxi
1889Hoplichnus poledrus Hitchcock p. 119
1894Hoplichnus poledrus Lyman p. 206
1904Hoplichnus quadrupedans Lull p. 541

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
RankNameAuthor
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
genusHoplichnus
speciesquadrupedans

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