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Ichthyosaurus triscissus Quenstedt 1856 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 267406

Belongs to Ichthyosaurus according to Quenstedt 1856

Sister taxa: Ichthyosaurus acutirostris, Ichthyosaurus advena, Ichthyosaurus aequalis, Ichthyosaurus anningae, Ichthyosaurus bodenbenderi, Ichthyosaurus breviceps, Ichthyosaurus californicus, Ichthyosaurus chalarodeirus, Ichthyosaurus communis, Ichthyosaurus conybeari, Ichthyosaurus dilatatus, Ichthyosaurus entheciodon, Ichthyosaurus enthekiodon, Ichthyosaurus extremus, Ichthyosaurus franciscanus, Ichthyosaurus hectori, Ichthyosaurus hercnyicus, Ichthyosaurus hildesiensis, Ichthyosaurus hygrodeirus, Ichthyosaurus immanis, Ichthyosaurus indicus, Ichthyosaurus intermedius, Ichthyosaurus lacunosae, Ichthyosaurus latifrons, Ichthyosaurus latimanus, Ichthyosaurus longipennis, Ichthyosaurus longipes, Ichthyosaurus oligostinus, Ichthyosaurus ovalis, Ichthyosaurus paramecostinus, Ichthyosaurus platyodon, Ichthyosaurus polyostinus, Ichthyosaurus posthumus, Ichthyosaurus steleodon, Ichthyosaurus strongylostinus, Ichthyosaurus tenuirostris, Ichthyosaurus thyreospondylus, Ichthyosaurus trigonodon, Ichthyosaurus trigonus, Ichthyosaurus zollerianus, Tibetosaurus, Tibetosaurus tingjiensis, Protoichthyosaurus prostaxalis, Protoichthyosaurus applebyi, Protoichthyosaurus prosostealis

Type specimen: GPIT 12/0224-2. Its type locality is Hauff Quarry IX, Holzmaden, epsilon II/6, which is in a Toarcian marine shale in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore