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Anthracodromeus longipes





Name


Anthracodromeus longipes


Authority
   

(Cope, 1875) Carroll & Baird, 1972


Meaning of the generic name



From Greek 'Anthracos' (coal) and 'Dromeus' (runner).
 Meaning of the specific name

 long foot

Size


Skull length: , Length: ?16 cm


Remains


Holotype (AMNH 6940 (formerly 1099G)): nearly complete skeleton


Age and Distribution


Horizon: Westphalian D, Upper Carboniferous (Moscovian).
Locality: Linton, Ohio, US


Classification


 Eureptilia Romeriida Protothyrididae

  Further Reading

  E. D. Cope. 1875. Supplement to the Extinct Batrachia and Reptilia of North America I. Catalogue of the Air Breathing Vertebrata from the Coal Measures of Linton, Ohio. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 15(2):261-278.
Carroll, R. L. and Baird, D., 1972, Carboniferous Stem-Reptiles of the Family Romeriidae: Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, v. 143, n. 5, p. 321-364.

  Synonyms   Sauropleura longipes Cope, 1875; Tuditanus longipes (Cope, 1875)
 





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