Malawania anachronus Fischer et al. 2013 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria

Full reference: V. Fischer, R. M. Appleby, D. Naish, J. Liston, J. B. Riding, S. Brindley, and P. Godefroit. 2013. A basal thunnosaurian from Iraq reveals disparate phylogenetic origins for Cretaceous ichthyosaurs. Biology Letters 98(4):20130021

Belongs to Malawania according to V. Fischer et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NHMUK PV R6682, a partial skeleton (Articulated partial skeleton comprising a fragmentary skull, cervical and thoracic vertebrae, ribs, partial shoulder girdle and a nearly complete left forefin). Its type locality is Chia Gara, which is in a Hauterivian/Barremian marine horizon in Iraq.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Chia Gara

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