Mixosaurus kuhnschnyderi Brinkmann 1998 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Mixosauridae

Alternative combination: Sangiorgiosaurus kuhnschnyderi

Full reference: W. Brinkmann. 1998. Sangiorgiosaurus n. g. - a new mixosaur genus (Mixosauridae, Ichthyosauria) with crushing teeth from the Grenzbitumenzone (Middle Triassic) of Monte San Giorgio (Switzerland, Canton Ticino). Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie Abhandlungen 207(1):125-144

Belongs to Mixosaurus according to M. W. Maisch 2010

See also Brinkmann 1998 and Maisch and Matzke 2000

Sister taxa: Mixosaurus cornalianus, Mixosaurus xindianensis

Type specimen: PIMUZ T1324

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Xinzhai Village, Luoping (Triassic of China)

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