Ichthyosaurus Koenig 1818 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Ichthyosauridae

Synonyms: Eurypterygius Jaekel 1904, Gryphus Wagler 1830, Proteosaurus Home 1819

Parent taxon: Ichthyosauridae according to J. A. Massare and D. R. Lomax 2018

See also Appleby 1967, Arkhangelsky and Zverkov 2014, Bennett et al. 2012, Brusatte et al. 2015, Carroll 1988, d'Orbigny 1849, Fischer et al. 2013, Fischer et al. 2012, Fischer et al. 2011, Fitzinger 1826, G√ľnther 1886, Holl 1829, Lomax and Massare 2015, Lydekker 1889, Maisch 2010, Maisch and Matzke 2000, Maisch et al. 2008, McGowan 1974, McGowan and Motani 2003, Merriam 1908, Meyer 1845, Motani 1999, Owen 1840, Owen 1861, Parkinson 1822, Sander 2000 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Protoichthyosaurus

Subtaxa: Ichthyosaurus acutirostris Ichthyosaurus aduncus Ichthyosaurus advena Ichthyosaurus aequalis Ichthyosaurus amalthei Ichthyosaurus angustidens Ichthyosaurus anningae Ichthyosaurus arietis Ichthyosaurus bambergensis Ichthyosaurus biscissus Ichthyosaurus bodenbenderi Ichthyosaurus bonneyi Ichthyosaurus brachyspondylus Ichthyosaurus breviceps Ichthyosaurus californicus Ichthyosaurus ceramensis Ichthyosaurus chalarodeirus Ichthyosaurus communis Ichthyosaurus coniformis Ichthyosaurus conybeari Ichthyosaurus crassicostatus Ichthyosaurus cuvieri Ichthyosaurus dilatatus Ichthyosaurus entheciodon Ichthyosaurus enthekiodon Ichthyosaurus extremus Ichthyosaurus franciscanus Ichthyosaurus giganteus Ichthyosaurus hectori Ichthyosaurus hexagonus Ichthyosaurus hildesiensis Ichthyosaurus hygrodeirus Ichthyosaurus immanis Ichthyosaurus indicus Ichthyosaurus kokeni Ichthyosaurus lacunosae Ichthyosaurus larkini Ichthyosaurus latifrons Ichthyosaurus leucopetraeus Ichthyosaurus longimanus Ichthyosaurus longipes Ichthyosaurus nasimowii Ichthyosaurus normanniae Ichthyosaurus numismalis Ichthyosaurus ovalis Ichthyosaurus planartus Ichthyosaurus platymerus Ichthyosaurus posthumus Ichthyosaurus psilonoti Ichthyosaurus quenstedti Ichthyosaurus saladensis Ichthyosaurus sanjuanensis Ichthyosaurus sinuatus Ichthyosaurus somersetensis Ichthyosaurus steleodon Ichthyosaurus tenuirostris Ichthyosaurus thyreospondylus Ichthyosaurus torrei Ichthyosaurus torulosi Ichthyosaurus trigonodon Ichthyosaurus trigonus Ichthyosaurus triscissus Ichthyosaurus volgensis Ichthyosaurus walkeri Ichthyosaurus zollerianus Protoichthyosaurus prosostealis Tibetosaurus Tibetosaurus tingjiensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Germany (1 collection), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of United States (2: California)

• Jurassic of Belgium (2), Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (6), France (8), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Mexico (1), Switzerland (2), the United Kingdom (25)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (5)

• Triassic of Belgium (2), France (4), Germany (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (3: Nevada)

Total: 72 collections including 85 occurrences

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