Middelhook (Triassic of Norway)

Also known as Omphalosaurus merriami type locality

Where: Svalbard, Norway (78.3° N, 14.0° E: paleocoordinates 41.4° N, 8.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Triassic (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. W. Maisch. 2010. Phylogeny, systematics, and origin of the Ichthyosauria - the state of the art. Palaeodiversity 3:151-214 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140928: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 19.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Ichthyopterygia -
Omphalosaurus merriami n. sp. Maisch 2010 diapsid