Cymbospondylus Leidy 1868 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Cymbospondylidae

Synonym: Chonespondylus Leidy 1868

Parent taxon: Cymbospondylidae according to M. W. Maisch 2010

See also Carroll 1988, Maisch and Matzke 2000, Maisch and Matzke 2006, Massare and Callaway 1994, Merriam 1902, Merriam 1908, Motani 1999, Sander 2000 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Phantomosaurus

Subtaxa: Chonespondylus grandis Cymbospondylus buchseri Cymbospondylus nevadanus Cymbospondylus nichollsi Cymbospondylus petrinus Cymbospondylus piscosus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Germany (1 collection), Italy (1), Norway (2), Switzerland (1), United States (7: California, Idaho, Nevada)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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