Nothosaurus winkelhorsti Klein and Albers 2009 (diapsid)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae

Full reference: N. Klein and P. C. H. Albers. 2009. A new species of the sauropsid reptile Nothosaurus from the Lower Muschelkalk of the western Germanic Basin, Winterswijk, The Netherlands. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 54(4):589-598

Belongs to Nothosaurus according to N. Klein and P. C. H. Albers 2009

Sister taxa: Conchiosaurus clavatus, Elmosaurus lelmensis, Kolposaurus dichthadius, Metriorhynchus priscus, Nothosaurus cristatus, Nothosaurus cymatosauroides, Nothosaurus edingerae, Nothosaurus giganteus, Nothosaurus haasi, Nothosaurus hecki, Nothosaurus ichthyospondylus, Nothosaurus jagisteus, Nothosaurus juvenilis, Nothosaurus marchicus, Nothosaurus mirabilis, Nothosaurus rostellatus, Nothosaurus schimperi, Nothosaurus tchernowi, Nothosaurus unexpectus, Nothosaurus venustus, Nothosaurus winterswijkensis, Nothosaurus yangjuanensis, Nothosaurus youngi, Nothosaurus zhangi, Plesiosaurus speciosus, Simosaurus mougeoti

Type specimen: NMNHL RGM 443825, a skull (almost complete skull). Its type locality is Steengroeve Winterswijk, which is in an Anisian peritidal limestone in the Vossenveld Formation of the Netherlands.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Steengroeve Winterswijk

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