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†family Temnodontosauridae McGowan 1974 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 261026

Full reference: C. McGowan. 1974. A revision of the longipinnate ichthyosaurs of the Lower Jurassic of England, with descriptions of two new species (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria). Life Sciences Contribution of the Royal Ontario Museum 97

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

Sister taxa: Dearcmhara, Eurhinosaurus, Excalibosaurus, Hauffiopteryx, Leptonectes, Leptonectidae, Suevoleviathan, Suevoleviathanidae, Temnodontosaurus, Thunnosauria

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore