Protoichthyosaurus Appleby 1979 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Ichthyosauridae

Full reference: R. M. Appleby. 1979. The affinities of Liassic and later ichthyosaurs. Palaeontology 22(4):921-946

Parent taxon: Ichthyosauridae according to D. R. Lomax et al. 2017

See also Appleby 1979, Carroll 1988, Maisch and Matzke 2000 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Ichthyosaurus

Subtaxa: Protoichthyosaurus applebyi Protoichthyosaurus prostaxalis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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