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Malawania Fischer et al. 2013 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 268075

Full reference: V. Fischer, R. M. Appleby, D. Naish, J. Liston, J. B. Riding, S. Brindley, and P. Godefroit. 2013. A basal thunnosaurian from Iraq reveals disparate phylogenetic origins for Cretaceous ichthyosaurs. Biology Letters 98(4):20130021

Parent taxon: Thunnosauria according to V. Fischer et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Baracromia, Ichthyosauridae, Stenopterygiidae, Stenopterygius

Subtaxa: Malawania anachronus

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Type: Malawania anachronus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore