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Definition of Ornithichnite

Ornithichnite
Ornithichnite Or`nith*ich"nite, n. [Ornitho- + Gr. ? track.] (Paleon.) The footmark of a bird occurring in strata of stone. --Hitchcock.

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- Ornithichnites is an ichnotaxon of mammal footprint. The name was originally used by Edward Hitch**** as a higher group name rather than a specific ichnogenus...
- (1836). "Ornithichnology.-Description of the foot marks of birds, (Ornithichnites) on new Red Sandstone in M****achusetts". American Journal of Science...
- were made by a large bird. He originally ****igned them to ichnotaxon Ornithichnites in 1836, then Ornithoidichnites in 1841, before coining Eubrontes in...
- the tracks to large flightless birds that he named their footprints "ornithichnites", meaning "stone bird footprints". He divided the trackmakers into two...
- D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z †Ornithichnites – type locality for genusOrnithichnites giganteus – type locality for species †Ornithoidichnites...
- original illustrations of her husband's new ideas or discoveries, like Ornithichnites, He considered them "indispensable aids" for his lectures. The Amherst...
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