In their description, they concluded that the trackway constituted a new species of the reptile ichnogenus Isocampe Hitchcock 1858 on the basis of its digitigrade
morphology and the supposed Triassic age of the hosting Lepreau Formation.
Certain particularities are common, such as the digitigrade
posture at footfall and throughout stance; trunk angles; and tail posture.
Padian calls the new observation interesting but says that researchers must examine the other bones of the foot to rule out digitigrade
motion in pterosaurs.
Dingoes, like other canids, are swift, cursorial carnivores with a digitigrade
stance that kill their prey by a series of shallow, slashing bites (Dayan et al.
The pes, digitigrade
, is larger and slenderer than the manus, and generally anterior to it.