Cymbospondylus petrinus Leidy 1868 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Cymbospondylidae

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1868. Notice of some reptilian remains from Nevada. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 109:177-178

Belongs to Cymbospondylus according to M. W. Maisch 2010

See also Maisch and Matzke 2000, Merriam 1902, Merriam 1908 and Motani 1999

Sister taxa: Cymbospondylus buchseri, Cymbospondylus nevadanus, Cymbospondylus nichollsi, Cymbospondylus piscosus, Chonespondylus grandis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (3: California, Nevada collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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