Dearcmhara shawcrossi Brusatte et al. 2015 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria

Full reference: S. L. Brusatte, M. T. Young, T. J. Challands, N. D. L. Clark, V. Fischer, N. C. Fraser, J. J. Liston, C. C. J. MacFayden, D. A. Ross, S. Walsh, and M. Wilkinson. 2015. Ichthyosaurs from the Jurassic of Skye, Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology

Belongs to Dearcmhara according to S. L. Brusatte et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: GLAHM 152378/1–4., a partial skeleton (An associated distal humerus (GLAHM 152378/1) and three vertebrae (GLAHM 152378/2–4), including one anterior dorsal centrum (GLAHM 152378/3) and two anterior ca). Its type locality is Bearreraig Bay, which is in a Toarcian/Bajocian marine sandstone in the Bearreraig Sandstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bearreraig Bay

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