Platypterygius von Huene 1922 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae

Synonyms: Longirostria Arkhangelsky 1998, Myobradypterygius von Huene 1927, Myopterygius Huene 1922, Plutoniosaurus Efimov 1997, Tenuirostria Arkhangelsky 1998

Parent taxon: Platypterygiinae according to M. S. Arkhangelsky and N. G. Zverkov 2014

See also Appleby 1967, Arkhangelsky 1998, Carroll 1988, Druckenmiller and Maxwell 2010, Fernández 2003, Fischer et al. 2013, Fischer et al. 2012, Fischer et al. 2011, Kolb and Sander 2009, Maisch 2010, Maisch and Matzke 2000, Maxwell and Kear 2010, Motani 1999, Nace 1939, Pardo-Pérez et al. 2012, Robert et al. 2014, Sander 2000, Sepkoski 2002, Shimada 1996 and Storrs et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Aegirosaurus, Athabascasaurus, Brachypterygius, Caypullisaurus, Maiaspondylus, Pervushovisaurus, Simbirskiasaurus, Sisteronia, Sveltonectes

Subtaxa: Platypterygius americanus Platypterygius australis Platypterygius bedengensis Platypterygius campylodon Platypterygius compylodon Platypterygius hauthali Platypterygius hercynicus Platypterygius kiprijanoffi Platypterygius ochevi Platypterygius platydactylus Platypterygius sachicarum

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Type: Plutoniosaurus bedengensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1 collection), Australia (18), Canada (2: Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), Chile (1), Colombia (1), France (12), Germany (3), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (4), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (5: Kansas, Texas, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Chile (1)

Total: 56 collections including 59 occurrences

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