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Hoplichnus

Taxonomy
Hoplichnus was named by Hitchcock (1848). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Hoplichnus quadrupedans.

It was assigned to Batrachia by Hitchcock (1848); and to Vertebrata by Lull (1904).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Hoplichnus Hitchcock p. 230
1904Hoplichnus Lull p. 541

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
RankNameAuthor
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
genusHoplichnus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. Hitchcock 1848Feet hoof shaped; producing a track like a horseshoe. Quadrupedal; hind and fore feet of nearly equal size.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 15:11:50
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:11:50
Source: subp = subphylum, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Hettangian to the top of the Sinemurian or 201.30000 to 190.80000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Hettangian - Sinemurian201.3 - 190.8USA (Connecticut) H. equus (91574)
Hettangian - Sinemurian201.3 - 190.8USA (Massachusetts) H. equus (52985 91578) H. poledrus (52998) H. quadrupedans (52996)