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Argoides macrodactylus Hitchcock 1841 (saurischian)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 141919

Alternative combinations: Argoides macrodactylatus, Argoides macrodactylotus, Ornithoidichnites macrodactylus, Platypterna macrodactylotus

Synonym: Argozoum disparidigitatum Hitchcock 1848 (taxon 141793)

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1841. Final Report on the Geology of Massachusetts xii-831

Belongs to Argoides according to H. Haubold 1971

Sister taxa: Argoides minimus, Argoides redfieldii, Argoides robustus

Type specimens:

  • Argoides macrodactylus: AC 37/13, a footprint. Its type locality is Wethersfield tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Portland Formation of Connecticut.
  • Argozoum disparidigitatum:

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