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Anomoepus shingi

Reptilia - Moyenisauropodidae

Taxonomy
Hopiichnus shingi was named by Welles (1971). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is UCMP 83760, a footprint (cast of trackway (3 prints)), and it is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Moenkopi Wash, UCMP V6898, which is in a Sinemurian/Pliensbachian terrestrial mudstone in the Kayenta Formation of Arizona.

It was recombined as Anomoepus shingi by Lockley and Gierlinski (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Hopiichnus shingi Welles p. 36 fig. 3
1984Hopiichnus shingi Thulborn and Wade p. 449
1986Hopiichnus shingi Lockley p. 14
1986Hopiichnus shingi Morales and Colbert p. 21
1993Hopiichnus shingi Irby p. 19
2006Anomoepus shingi Lockley and Gierlinski p. 181–182

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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()
Romeriida
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Ornithopoda()
familyMoyenisauropodidae
genusAnomoepus
speciesshingi()

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
S. P. Welles 1971Length of digit II 40 [mm]; of III 83; of IV 65; of foot unknown; between tips of II and IV 105; projection of III beyond II and IV 57; divarication of II and III 48°; of III and IV 52°; of II and IV 105°; length of pace 1830 to 1990; pace angulation 180°; ratio of pace to pes 18.30.