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Carmelopodus

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Carmelopodus was named by Lockley et al. (1998). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Carmelopodus untermannorum.

It was assigned to Theropoda by Lockley et al. (1998); and to Theropoda by Gierlinski et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Carmelopodus Lockley et al. p. 255
2009Carmelopodus Gierlinski et al. p. 225

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

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. G. Lockley et al. 1998Tridactyl subsymmetric track of a biped, with digital pad formulai, 3 and 3 (for digits II, III and IV respectively), and well developed, distal claw impressions. Tracks almost as wide as long with wide digit divarication, especially pronounced between II and HI. Trackway narrow with axis of digit III parallel to trackway axis.