ichnite


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ich·nite

 (ĭk′nīt′) also ich·no·lite (-nō-līt′)
n.
A fossilized footprint.

[Greek ikhnos, track + -ite.]

ichnite

(ˈɪknaɪt) or

ichnolite

n
(Palaeontology) a less common name for trace fossil
[C19: from Greek ikhnos footprint, track + -ite1]
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These do not resemble any similar-sized ichnites from the other basins of the Newark Supergroup but are similar to Permian tetrapod ichnotaxa such as Dimetropus or Hyloidichnus in being markedly asymmetrical, with medially curved and expanded distal digit imprints.
These ichnites are very similar to those from the lower and middle Passaic Formation in the Newark basin of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and several could be conspecific.
These two footprints represent the youngest known occurrence of dinosaur ichnites in the Newark Supergroup (P.