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Eupalamopus dananus Hitchcock 1848 (reptile)

Reptilia

PaleoDB taxon number: 156024

Alternative combination: Palamopus dananus

Synonym: Palamopus clarki Hitchcock 1858 (taxon 156023)

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1848. An attempt to discriminate and describe the animals that made the fossil footmarks of the United States, and especially of New England. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, new series 3:129-256

Belongs to Eupalamopus according to R. S. Lull 1904

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Eupalamopus dananus: AC 12/1, a footprint. Its type locality is Ashael Lyman's, Northampton tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian lacustrine - small sandstone/mudstone in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Palamopus clarki: Its type locality is Ashael Lyman's, Northampton tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian lacustrine - small sandstone/mudstone in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

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