†family Moyenisauropodidae Ellenberger 1974 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Moyenisauropodidae

Full reference: P. Ellenberger. 1974. Contribution à la classification des pistes de Vertébrés du Trias: les types du Stormberg d'Afrique du Sud (IIème partie: Le Stormberg superieur - I. Le biome de la zone B/1 ou niveau de Moyeni: ses biocénoses) [Contribution to the classification of the vertebrate tracks of the Triassic: the types from the Stormberg of South Africa (2nd part: The upper Stormberg - I. The biome of zone B/1 or Moyeni level: its biocoenoses]. Palaeovertebrata Mém. Ext.(1974):1-147

Parent taxon: Ornithopoda according to G. Gierlinski 1991

See also Ellenberger 1974

Sister taxa: Anomoepodidae, Bonaparteichnium, Brachypoda, Burianosaurus, Camptosaurichnus, Camptosauropus, Convolosaurus, Dakotasaurus, Diluvicursor, Dinosauropodes, Dolichopoda, Elasmaria, Euornithopoda, Fabrosauria, Gideonmantellia, Gilmoreosaurus arkhangelskyi, Goseongosauripus, Hypsiloichnus, Hypsilophodon wielandi, Iguanodontia, Iguanodontipodidae, Jiayinosauropus, Kalodontoidea, Laosaurus, Laosaurus celer, Laosaurus minimus, Morrosaurus, Ornithopoidea, Othnielia, Phyllodon, Psilotrisauropus, Siluosaurus, Taponichnus, Telosichnus, Tetrapodosauridae, Trachodontoidea, Unespichnium, Walmadanyichnus, Weewarrasaurus, Wintonopus

Subtaxa: none

Type: Moyenisauropus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Colorado collection)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Canada (1: British Columbia)

• Jurassic of Canada (3: Nova Scotia), China (7), Italy (1), Lesotho (5), Poland (8), United States (38: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic to Jurassic of United States (1: Utah)

• Triassic of Italy (1), Poland (1), United States (5: New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

Total: 72 collections including 123 occurrences

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