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Picunichnus

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Picunichnus was named by Calvo (1991). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Picunichnus benedettoi.

It was assigned to Theropoda by Calvo (1991); and to Coelurosauria by Calvo (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Picunichnus Calvo p. 254
2007Picunichnus Calvo p. 323

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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()
genusPicunichnus

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
J. O. Calvo 1991Huella de dinosaurio bípedo, tetradáctila, con el dedo III más desarrollado; los dedos laterales divergen muy poco con respecto al III, en todos los dedos se observan indicios de garras. Huellas asimétricas de talón pequeño. El dedo I, dirigido medialmente, es pequeño y está ubicado en la mitad posterior de la palma. Impresión de falanges bien conservadas, en general más largas que anchas.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoreo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2004-12-14 12:50:08
Modified: 2004-12-14 14:50:08
Source: o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Marsh 1875

Age range: Early/Lower Cenomanian or 99.60000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Argentina (Mendoza) P. benedettoi (98024)