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Quasianosteosaurus vikinghoegdai Maisch and Matzke 2003 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Quasianosteosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172841

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

Belongs to Quasianosteosaurus according to M. W. Maisch 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN Nr. SVT 331, a partial skull. Its type locality is 33m Above the Fish Horizon, Mt. Viking, which is in a Spathian marine siliciclastic in the Sticky Keep Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore