Ichthyosaurus anningae Lomax and Massare 2015 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Ichthyosauridae

Full reference: D. R. Lomax and J. A. Massare. 2015. A new species of Ichthyosaurus from the Lower Jurassic of west Dorset, England, U.K. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology e903260:1-14

Belongs to Ichthyosaurus according to D. R. Lomax and J. A. Massare 2015

Sister taxa: Ichthyosaurus acutirostris, Ichthyosaurus aduncus, Ichthyosaurus advena, Ichthyosaurus aequalis, Ichthyosaurus amalthei, Ichthyosaurus angustidens, Ichthyosaurus arietis, Ichthyosaurus bambergensis, Ichthyosaurus biscissus, Ichthyosaurus bodenbenderi, Ichthyosaurus bonneyi, Ichthyosaurus brachyspondylus, Ichthyosaurus breviceps, Ichthyosaurus californicus, Ichthyosaurus ceramensis, Ichthyosaurus chalarodeirus, Ichthyosaurus communis, Ichthyosaurus coniformis, Ichthyosaurus conybeari, Ichthyosaurus crassicostatus, Ichthyosaurus cuvieri, Ichthyosaurus dilatatus, Ichthyosaurus entheciodon, Ichthyosaurus enthekiodon, Ichthyosaurus extremus, Ichthyosaurus franciscanus, Ichthyosaurus giganteus, Ichthyosaurus hectori, Ichthyosaurus hexagonus, Ichthyosaurus hildesiensis, Ichthyosaurus hygrodeirus, Ichthyosaurus immanis, Ichthyosaurus indicus, Ichthyosaurus kokeni, Ichthyosaurus lacunosae, Ichthyosaurus larkini, Ichthyosaurus latifrons, Ichthyosaurus leucopetraeus, Ichthyosaurus longimanus, Ichthyosaurus longipes, Ichthyosaurus nasimowii, Ichthyosaurus normanniae, Ichthyosaurus numismalis, Ichthyosaurus ovalis, Ichthyosaurus planartus, Ichthyosaurus platymerus, Ichthyosaurus posthumus, Ichthyosaurus psilonoti, Ichthyosaurus quenstedti, Ichthyosaurus saladensis, Ichthyosaurus sanjuanensis, Ichthyosaurus sinuatus, Ichthyosaurus somersetensis, Ichthyosaurus steleodon, Ichthyosaurus tenuirostris, Ichthyosaurus thyreospondylus, Ichthyosaurus torrei, Ichthyosaurus torulosi, Ichthyosaurus trigonodon, Ichthyosaurus trigonus, Ichthyosaurus triscissus, Ichthyosaurus volgensis, Ichthyosaurus walkeri, Ichthyosaurus zollerianus, Protoichthyosaurus prosostealis, Tibetosaurus, Tibetosaurus tingjiensis

Type specimen: DONMG:1983.98, a partial skeleton (incomplete skeleton comprising the skull, pectoral girdle, two humeri, anterior trunk, and scattered portions of the posterior skeleton, including two femora an). Its type locality is Charmouth area, Ichthyosaurus anningae type locality, which is in a Pliensbachian carbonate marl/mudstone in the Charmouth Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Charmouth area, Ichthyosaurus anningae type locality

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