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Athabascasaurus Druckenmiller and Maxwell 2010 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 202543

Full reference: P. S. Druckenmiller and E. E. Maxwell. 2010. A new Lower Cretaceous (lower Albian) ichthyosaur genus from the Clearwater Formation, Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 47:1037-1053

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

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

Subtaxa: Athabascasaurus bitumineus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore