Alternative combination: Brontopodus birdii
Full reference: J. O. Farlow, J. G. Pittman, and J. M. Hawthorne. 1989. Brontopodus birdi, Lower Cretaceous dinosaur footprints from the U.S. Gulf Coastal Plain. Dinosaur Tracks and Traces. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 371-394
Sister taxon: Brontopodus changlingensis
Type specimen: AMNH 3065 & TMM 40638-1. Its type locality is TMM 40638, Paluxy River #A3 (Bird Site), which is in an Albian lagoonal lime mudstone/mudstone in the Glen Rose Formation of Texas.