Nothosaurus cymatosauroides Sanz 1983 (diapsid)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae

Diagnosis from Rieppel 2000

Belongs to Nothosaurus according to Sanz 1983

See also Sanz et al. 1993

Sister taxa: Conchiosaurus clavatus, Elmosaurus lelmensis, Kolposaurus dichthadius, Metriorhynchus priscus, Nothosaurus cristatus, Nothosaurus edingerae, Nothosaurus giganteus, Nothosaurus haasi, Nothosaurus hecki, Nothosaurus jagisteus, Nothosaurus juvenilis, Nothosaurus marchicus, Nothosaurus mirabilis, Nothosaurus occiduus, Nothosaurus rostellatus, Nothosaurus schimperi, Nothosaurus tchernowi, Nothosaurus unexpectus, Nothosaurus venustus, Nothosaurus winkelhorsti, Nothosaurus winterswijkensis, Nothosaurus yangjuanensis, Nothosaurus youngi, Nothosaurus zhangi, Plesiosaurus speciosus, Simosaurus mougeoti

Type specimen: MGSB M-503 and M-504, a skull (part and counterpart of a horizontally split skull). Its type locality is Montral-Alcover Basin, which is in a Ladinian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Muschelkalk Formation of Spain.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Montral-Alcover Basin

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