Typopus Hitchcock 1845 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Tetrapoda

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: Tetrapoda according to R. S. Lull 1904

See also Hitchcock 1845 and Kuhn 1958

Sister taxa: Agadirichnus, Allopus, Amphibia, Antlerpeton, Austrobrachyops, Austrobrachyops jenseni, Aytonerpeton, Baphetoidea, Caerorhachidae, Casineria, Characichnos, Chroniosuchia, Collettosaurus, Colosteidae, Crassigyrinidae, Crucipes, Diploradus, Dipodiscus, Doragnathus, Eldeceeon, Erpetopus, Janusichnus, Kirktonecta, Koilops, Laoporus, Limnosceloides, Limnosceloides brachycoles, Limnosceloides dunkardensis, Lunaepes, Merifontichnus, Mesanerpeton, Microsauropus, Namuncurania malarguense, Nothosaurops occiduus, Ossirarus, Paleosauropus, Parmastega, Perittodus, Plesiosaurus vaccinsulensis, Polyptychodon mackesoni, Reniformichnus, Reptiliomorpha, Romeriscus, Romeriscus periallus, Sigournea, Silvanerpeton, Solenodonsaurus, Solidopus, Solidopus perissodactylus, Steganoposaurus, Tambachichnium, Tantallognathus, Temnospondyli, Theriodesmus, Wangwusaurus, Wangwusaurus tayuensis, Westlothiana, Whatcheeriidae

Subtaxa: Typopus abnormis Typopus gracilis

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Type: Sauroidichnites abnormis

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (3: Connecticut, Massachusetts collections)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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