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Brachypterygius zhuravlevi Arkhangelsky 1998 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 170920

Full reference: M. S. Arkhangelsky. 1998. On the ichthyosaurian fossils from the Volgian Stage of the Saratov Basin. Palaeontological Journal (2)87-91

Belongs to Brachypterygius according to Arkhangelsky 1998

Sister taxa: Brachypterygius cantabrigiensis, Brachypterygius extremus, Brachypterygius mordax, Brachypterygius pseudoscythicus, Grendelius mordax

Type specimen: 426/60-76, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Brick factory spoil heap, Gornyi, which is in a Tithonian marine horizon in the Russian Federation.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore