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Sauropus Hitchcock 1845 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Sauropodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67050

Synonyms: Aethyopus Hitchcock 1848 (no. 67439), Chimaera Hitchcock 1858 (no. 67443), Chimaerichnus Hitchcock 1871 (no. 67444)

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1845. An attempt to name, classify, and describe, the animals that made the fossil footmarks of New England. Sixth Annual Meeeting of the Association of American Geologists and Naturalists, New Haven, CT. Abstract and Proceedings 23-25

Parent taxon: Sauropodidae according to H. Haubold 1971

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Sauropus (Sauroidichnites), Sauropus barrattii, Sauropus ingens

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Type: Sauroidichnites barrattii

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore