Ichthyosaurus communis Conybeare 1821 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Ichthyosauridae

Alternative combination: Eurypterygius communis

Synonyms: Eurypterygius intermedius Conybeare 1822, Ichthyosaurus chiroparamecostinus Hawkins 1834, Ichthyosaurus chiroparamekostinus Hawkins 1834, Ichthyosaurus chiropolyostinus Hawkins 1834, Ichthyosaurus fortimanus Owen 1884, Ichthyosaurus intermedius Conybeare 1822, Ichthyosaurus latimanus Owen 1840, Ichthyosaurus polyostinus Hawkins 1840

Belongs to Ichthyosaurus according to J. A. Massare and D. R. Lomax 2018

See also Arkhangelsky and Zverkov 2014, Bennett et al. 2012, Buckland 1858, Conybeare 1822, d'Orbigny 1849, Delair 1960, Dollo 1909, Fischer et al. 2013, Fitzinger 1826, Hawkins 1834, Hawkins 1840, Lydekker 1889, Maisch 2010, Maisch and Matzke 2000, Maisch et al. 2008, Mantell 1851, McGowan 1974, McGowan and Motani 2003, Owen 1840, Owen 1861, Owen 1884, Parkinson 1822 and Swinton 1934

Sister taxa: Ichthyosaurus acutirostris, Ichthyosaurus aduncus, Ichthyosaurus advena, Ichthyosaurus aequalis, Ichthyosaurus amalthei, Ichthyosaurus angustidens, Ichthyosaurus anningae, Ichthyosaurus arietis, Ichthyosaurus bambergensis, Ichthyosaurus biscissus, Ichthyosaurus bodenbenderi, Ichthyosaurus bonneyi, Ichthyosaurus brachyspondylus, Ichthyosaurus breviceps, Ichthyosaurus californicus, Ichthyosaurus ceramensis, Ichthyosaurus chalarodeirus, 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

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Jurassic of Belgium (2 collections), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (7)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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