Callawayia neoscapularis Mcgowan 1994 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Californosauridae

Alternative combination: Shastasaurus neoscapularis

Full reference: C. Mcgowan. 1994. A new species of Shastasaurus (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria) from the Triassic of British Columbia: the most complete exemplar of the genus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14(2):168-179

Belongs to Callawayia according to M. W. Maisch 2010

See also Maisch and Matzke 2000, Mcgowan 1994, McGowan and Motani 2003 and Nicholls and Manabe 2001

Sister taxon: Callawayia wolonggangense

Type specimen: ROM 41993, a partial skeleton (skull, one forefin, both coracoids, 35 vertebrae, and numerous ribs). Its type locality is Flipper Quarry, which is in a Norian marine horizon in Canada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Flipper Quarry

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