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Batrachopus gracilis

Reptilia - Batrachopodidae

Taxonomy
Batrachopus gracilis was named by Hitchcock (1845). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is AC 42/3, a footprint, and it is a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Anisopus gracilis by Hitchcock (1848), Hitchcock (1858), Deane (1861) and Lyman (1894); it was recombined as Anisichnus gracilis by Hitchcock (1871), Hitchcock (1889) and Hitchcock (1898); it was synonymized subjectively with Batrachopus deweyi by Olsen and Padian (1986).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Batrachopus gracilis Hitchcock p. 25 figs. Pl. 16:3-4
1848Anisopus gracilis Hitchcock p. 228 figs. Pl. 16:3-4
1858Shepardia palmipes Hitchcock
1858Anisopus gracilis Hitchcock p. 61
1861Anisopus gracilis Deane p. 46
1862Anisopus gracilior Hitchcock p. 86
1865Anisopus gracilior Hitchcock p. 6
1871Anisichnus gracilior Hitchcock p. xxi
1871Anisichnus gracilis Hitchcock p. xxi
1871Shepardia palmipes Hitchcock p. xxi
1889Anisichnus gracilior Hitchcock p. 119
1889Anisichnus gracilis Hitchcock p. 119
1889Shepardia palmipes Hitchcock p. 119
1894Anisopus gracilior Lyman p. 205
1894Anisopus gracilis Lyman p. 205
1894Shepardia palmipes Lyman p. 206
1898Anisichnus gracilior Hitchcock p. 402
1898Anisichnus gracilis Hitchcock p. 402
1898Shepardia palmipes Hitchcock p. 402
1904Shepardia palmipes Lull p. 538
1915Batrachopus gracilior Lull pp. 177-178
1915Batrachopus gracilis Lull p. 177
1917Batrachopus gracilior Lull p. 113
1917Batrachopus gracilis Lull p. 113
1917Shepardia palmipes Lull p. 126
1929Shepardia palmipes Thorpe p. 299
1963Batrachopus gracilior Kuhn p. 66
1963Batrachopus gracilis Kuhn p. 66
1969Shepardia palmipes Haubold p. 98 fig. 7
1971Batrachopus (Anisopus) gracilior Haubold p. 61
2007Batrachopus gracilis Rainforth p. 54

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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()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Aetosauria(Lydekker 1889)
familyBatrachopodidae
genusBatrachopus
speciesgracilis

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