Metashastasaurus Nicholls and Manabe 2001 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Shastasauridae

Full reference: E. L. Nicholls and M. Manabe. 2001. A new genus of ichthyosaur from the Late Triassic Pardonet Formation of British Columbia: bridging the Triassic-Jurassic gap. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 38:983-1002

Parent taxon: Shastasauridae according to E. L. Nicholls and M. Manabe 2001

Sister taxa: Guanlingsaurus, Ichthyosaurus carinatus, Ichthyosaurus rheticus, Shastasaurinae, Shastasaurus, Shonisaurus

Subtaxa: Metashastasaurus neoscapularis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Triassic of Canada (2: British Columbia collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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