Toretocnemus Merriam 1903 (ichthyosaur)

Reptilia - Ichthyosauria - Toretocnemidae

Invalid subtaxa: Leptocheirus Merriam 1903 [replaced name], Merriamia Boulanger 1904

Parent taxon: Toretocnemidae according to M. W. Maisch and A. T. Matzke 2000

See also Carroll 1988, Maisch 2010, Merriam 1908, Motani 1999 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Qianichthyosaurus

Subtaxa: Toretocnemus californicus Toretocnemus zitteli

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Mexico (1 collection), United States (2: California)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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