Ischyrhiza chilensis Gay 1848 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae

Alternative combinations: Cimoliosaurus chilensis, Plesiosaurus chilensis, Pliosaurus chilensis

Synonym: Plesiosaurus andium Gervais 1859 [objective synonym]

Belongs to Ischyrhiza according to M. E. Suarez and H. Cappetta 2004

See also Colbert 1949, Lydekker 1889, Persson 1963 and Welles 1962

Sister taxa: Ischyrhiza antiqua, Ischyrhiza avonicola, Ischyrhiza germaniae, Ischyrhiza hartenbergeri, Ischyrhiza iwakiensis, Ischyrhiza mira, Ischyrhiza nigeriensis, Ischyrhiza serra, Ischyrhiza viaudi, Onchosaurus (Ischyrhiza) marrocanus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Chile (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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