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Thenaropus heterodactylus

Reptilia - Thecodontia

Taxonomy
Thenaropus heterodactylus was named by King (1845). It is a trace fossil. Its type locality is quarry southeast of Greensburg, which is in a Pennsylvanian terrestrial sandstone/claystone in Pennsylvania.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Thenaropus heterodactylus King p. 216 fig. 1

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
orderThecodontiaOwen 1859
genusThenaropusKaup 1835
speciesheterodactylus

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:37:36
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:37:36
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Pennsylvanian or 323.20000 to 298.90000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Pennsylvania) Thenaropus heterodactylus (type locality: 200134)