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- noun A
taxonresulting from the attempt to classify an animalbased on its footprints, burrows, or other traces.
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If the Stegopodus pedal specimen we propose to shift the emphasis from the manus to the pes in the revised diagnosis of this ichnotaxon and similar ichnites are proper stegosaur footprints, Deltapodus must have been left by another thyreophoran trackmaker.