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Maiaspondylus Maxwell and Caldwell 2006 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 176519

Full reference: E. E. Maxwell and M. W. Caldwell. 2006. A new genus of ichthyosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of western Canada. Palaeontology 49(5):1043-1052

Parent taxon: Platypterygiinae according to M. S. Arkhangelsky and N. G. Zverkov 2014

Sister taxa: Aegirosaurus, Athabascasaurus, Brachypterygius, Caypullisaurus, Pervushovisaurus, Platypterygius, Simbirskiasaurus, Sisteronia, Sveltonectes

Subtaxa: Maiaspondylus lindoei

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore