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Argoides minimus

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Taxonomy
Ornithichnites minimus was named by Hitchcock (1836). Its type specimen is AC 25/1, 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.

It was recombined as Ornithoidichnites minimus by Hitchcock (1837); it was recombined as Argozoum minimum by Hitchcock (1848) and Miller (1879); it was synonymized subjectively with Argoides isodactyletus by Lull (1904); it was recombined as Argoides minimus by Hitchcock (1845), Adams (1846), Lull (1917), Kuhn (1963) and Haubold (1971).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1836Ornithichnites minimus Buckland p. 41
1836Ornithichnites minimus Hitchcock p. 325 fig. 9
1837Ornithichnites minimus Hitchcock p. 175
1837Ornithoidichnites minimus Hitchcock p. 175
1841Ornithoidichnites isodactylus Hitchcock
1845Argoides isodactyletus Hitchcock
1845Argoides minimus Hitchcock p. 24
1846Argoides minimus Adams p. 215
1848Argozoum minimum Hitchcock p. 187
1848Argozoum paridigitatum Hitchcock p. 187
1858Plesiornis aequalipes Hitchcock p. 104
1871Argozoum paridigitatum Hitchcock p. xxi
1871Plesiornis aequalipes Hitchcock p. xxi
1879Argozoum minimum Miller p. 147
1889Argozoum paridigitatum Hitchcock p. 118
1889Plesiornis aequalipes Hitchcock p. 118
1894Argozoum paridigitatum Lyman p. 206
1898Argozoum paridigitatum Hitchcock p. 401
1904Argoides isodactyletus Lull p. 518
1917Argoides minimus Lull p. 120
1963Plesiornis aequalipes Kuhn p. 82
1963Argoides minimus Kuhn p. 96
1971Argoides minimus Haubold p. 81

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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
classReptilia
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
genusArgoides
speciesminimus()

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