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Ichthyosaurus trigonus Owen 1840 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 171432

Synonyms: Ichthyosaurus cuvieri Valenciennes 1861 (no. 171434), Ichthyosaurus normanniae Valenciennes 1861 (no. 171435)

Full reference: R. Owen. 1840. Report on British fossil reptiles. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 8:43-126

Belongs to Ichthyosaurus according to C. McGowan 1976

Sister taxa: Ichthyosaurus acutirostris, Ichthyosaurus advena, Ichthyosaurus aequalis, Ichthyosaurus anningae, Ichthyosaurus bodenbenderi, Ichthyosaurus breviceps, Ichthyosaurus californicus, Ichthyosaurus chalarodeirus, Ichthyosaurus communis, Ichthyosaurus conybeari, 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 triscissus, Ichthyosaurus zollerianus, Tibetosaurus, Tibetosaurus tingjiensis, Protoichthyosaurus prostaxalis, Protoichthyosaurus applebyi, Protoichthyosaurus prosostealis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore