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†family Quasianosteosauridae Maisch and Matzke 2003 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 172839

Full reference: M. W. Maisch and A. T. Matzke. 2003. Observations on Triassic ichthyosaurs. Part XII. A new Early Triassic ichthyosaur genus from Spitzbergen. Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie, Abhandlungen 229(3):317-338

Parent taxon: Ichthyosauria according to M. W. Maisch 2010

Sister taxa: Apatodonosaurus, Baptanodontidae, Cetarthrosaurus, Grippiidae, Hueneosauria, Ichthyosaurus, Isfjordosaurus, Latipinnatoidea, Longipinnatoidea, Mixosauria, Naanchangasaurus, Omphalosauridae, Parvinatatoridae, Platypterygiidae, Proteosauridae, Shastosauroidea, Thaisauridae, Utatsusauridae

Subtaxa: Quasianosteosaurus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore