Argoides redfieldii Hitchcock 1844 (saurischian)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Alternative combinations: Argoides redfieldianus, Argozoum redfieldi, Argozoum redfieldianum, Ornithoidichnites redfieldii

Full reference: E. Hitchcock. 1844. Report on ichnolithology, or fossil footmarks, with a description of several new species, and the coprolites of birds, from the valley of Connecticut River, and of a supposed footmark from the valley of Hudson River. The American Journal of Science and Arts 47(2):292-322

Belongs to Argoides according to H. Haubold 1971

See also Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1844, Hitchcock 1845, Hitchcock 1848, Hitchcock 1858, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898, Lull 1904, Lull 1917, Quenstedt 1882 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Argoides macrodactylus, Argoides minimus, Argoides robustus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Chicopee Falls tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian lacustrine - small shale/sandstone in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Chicopee Falls tracksite

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