ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Batrachopus deweyi Hitchcock 1843 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Batrachopodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67451

Alternative combinations: Anisichnus deweyanus, Anisopus deweyanus, Batrachoidichnites deweyi, Batrachopus deweyanus, Sauroidichnites deweyi

Synonyms: Antipus flexiloquus Hitchcock 1858 (no. 143944), Arachichnus dehiscens Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156049), Batrachopus parvulus Hitchcock 1837 (no. 172306), Cheirotheroides pilulatus Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156100), Chelonioides incedens Hitchcock 1858 (no. 309939), Chelonoides incedens Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156011), Exocampe arcta Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156036), Exocampe minima Hitchcock 1862 (no. 225743), Exocampe minimus Hitchcock 1862 (no. 155321), Exocampe ornata Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156037), Macropterna gracilipes Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156030), Macropterna rhynchosauroidea Hitchcock 1848 (no. 156034), Macropterna vulgaris Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156035), Ornithichnites parvulus Hitchcock 1837 (no. 96937), Ornithoidichnites rogersi Hitchcock 1843 (no. 225719), Orthodactylus floriferus Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156038), Orthodactylus introvergens Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156039), Orthodactylus linearis Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156040), Palamopus gracilipes Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156031), Palamopus palmatus Hitchcock 1845 (no. 156121), Palamopus rogersi Hitchcock 1843 (no. 156122), Palamopus rogersianus Hitchcock 1843 (no. 156033), Sillimanius rogersianus Hitchcock 1843 (no. 156032), Stenodactylus curvatus Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156044), Sustenodactylus curvatus Hitchcock 1858 (no. 156045)

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1843. Description of five new specie of fossil footmarks, from the red sandstone of the valley of the Connecticut River. Reports of the First, Second, and Third Meetings of the Association of American Geologists and Naturalists 1843:254-264

Belongs to Batrachopus according to E. C. Rainforth 2007

Sister taxa: Batrachopus argentina, Batrachopus bakoenaorum, Batrachopus bellus, Batrachopus dispar, Batrachopus gilberti, Batrachopus gracilis, Batrachopus pilosus, Batrachopus rugosus, Batrachopus supersaltator, Batrachopus tenuis, Batrachopus varians, Palamopus anomalus, Palamopus divaricans, Comptichnus moorosi, Chelonoides wittei, Chelonoides robusta, Orthodactylus howelli

Type specimens:

  • Batrachopus deweyi: AC 26/5, 26/6, a footprint. Its type locality is below Turners Falls, tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Antipus flexiloquus: AC 41/52, a footprint. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Arachichnus dehiscens: AC 51/18, a footprint. Its type locality is Roswell Field's Orchard, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Batrachopus parvulus:
  • Cheirotheroides pilulatus:
  • Chelonoides incedens: AC 6/1, a footprint. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Exocampe arcta: AC 35/24, a footprint.
  • Exocampe minima: AC 55/4, a footprint. Its type locality is Roswell Field's Orchard, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Exocampe ornata: AC 39/69, 41/39, a footprint. Its type locality is below Turners Falls, tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Macropterna rhynchosauroidea:
  • Macropterna vulgaris:
  • Orthodactylus floriferus: AC 6/1, a footprint. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Orthodactylus introvergens: AC 32/50, a footprint. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Orthodactylus linearis: AC 27/15, a footprint. Its type locality is Roswell Field's Orchard, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Palamopus gracilipes: AC 35/23, a footprint. Its type locality is below Turners Falls, tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Palamopus palmatus: Its type locality is below Turners Falls, tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Palamopus rogersi: Its type locality is Horse Race Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.
  • Sustenodactylus curvatus: AC 34/43, a footprint. Its type locality is Roswell Field's Orchard, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Ecology: herbivore