Phalarodon nordenskioeldii Hulke 1873 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Mixosauridae

Alternative combinations: Cymbospondylus nordenskioeldii, Ichthyosaurus nordenskioeldii

Full reference: I. W. Hulke. 1873. Memorandum on some fossil vertebrate remains collected by the Swedish expeditions to Spitzbergen in 1864 and 1868. Bihang Till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 1(9):1-11

Belongs to Phalarodon according to M. W. Maisch and A. T. Matzke 2000

See also Hulke 1873, Maisch and Matzke 2001, Merriam 1908 and Nicholls et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Phalarodon atavus, Phalarodon callawayi, Phalarodon fraasi, Phalarodon major

Type specimen: SMNS 7631, a partial skull

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Triassic of Canada (3: British Columbia collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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