Selenichnus breviusculus Hitchcock 1858 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Belongs to Selenichnus according to H. Haubold 1971

See also Deane 1861, Hay 1902, Hitchcock 1871, Hitchcock 1889, Hitchcock 1898, Kuhn 1963, Lull 1904, Lull 1915, Lull 1917, Lull 1953, Lyman 1894 and Lyman 1895

Sister taxon: Selenichnus falcatus

Type specimen: AC 44/10, a footprint. Its type locality is Ferry above Turners Falls, tracksite, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (2: Massachusetts collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.