Definitions

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  • n. A taxon resulting from the attempt to classify an animal based on its footprints, burrows, or other traces.

Etymologies

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Greek ιχνος, track + taxon

Examples

  • 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.

    Neoceratopsian publications for 2008

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