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Ichthyosaurus conybeari Lydekker 1888 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 170907

Alternative combination: Eurypterygius conybeari

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1888. Note on the classificaiton of the Ichthyopterygia (with a notice of two new species). Geological Magazine 5(7):309-314

Belongs to Ichthyosaurus according to M. W. Maisch 2010

Sister taxa: Ichthyosaurus acutirostris, Ichthyosaurus advena, Ichthyosaurus aequalis, Ichthyosaurus anningae, Ichthyosaurus bodenbenderi, Ichthyosaurus breviceps, Ichthyosaurus californicus, Ichthyosaurus chalarodeirus, Ichthyosaurus communis, Ichthyosaurus dilatatus, Ichthyosaurus entheciodon, Ichthyosaurus enthekiodon, Ichthyosaurus extremus, Ichthyosaurus franciscanus, Ichthyosaurus hectori, Ichthyosaurus hercnyicus, Ichthyosaurus hildesiensis, Ichthyosaurus hygrodeirus, Ichthyosaurus immanis, Ichthyosaurus indicus, Ichthyosaurus intermedius, Ichthyosaurus lacunosae, Ichthyosaurus latifrons, Ichthyosaurus latimanus, Ichthyosaurus longipennis, Ichthyosaurus longipes, Ichthyosaurus oligostinus, Ichthyosaurus ovalis, Ichthyosaurus paramecostinus, Ichthyosaurus platyodon, Ichthyosaurus polyostinus, Ichthyosaurus posthumus, Ichthyosaurus steleodon, Ichthyosaurus strongylostinus, Ichthyosaurus tenuirostris, Ichthyosaurus thyreospondylus, Ichthyosaurus trigonodon, Ichthyosaurus trigonus, Ichthyosaurus triscissus, Ichthyosaurus zollerianus, Tibetosaurus, Tibetosaurus tingjiensis, Protoichthyosaurus prostaxalis, Protoichthyosaurus applebyi, Protoichthyosaurus prosostealis

Type specimen: BMNH 38523, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Lyme Regis, Dorset, which is in a Semicostatum shallow subtidal siliciclastic in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore