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Plectropus longipes

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Sauroidichnites longipes was named by Hitchcock (1841). It is considered to be a form taxon. It is a trace fossil. Its type locality is The Cove, Wethersfield, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine shale in the Portland Formation of Connecticut.

It was recombined as Plectropus longipes by Hitchcock (1845) and Hitchcock (1848).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Sauroidichnites longipes Hitchcock p. 482
1845Plectropus longipes Hitchcock p. 24
1848Plectropus longipes Hitchcock p. 199 figs. Pls. 8:4, 10:1-3
1879Sauroidichnites longipes Miller p. 147

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
genusPlectropus
specieslongipes()

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