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Muiscasaurus Maxwell et al. 2015 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 334073

Full reference: E. E. Maxwell, D. Dick, S. Padilla and M. L. Parra. 2015. A new ophthalmosaurid ichthyosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Colombia. Papers in Palaeontology

Parent taxon: Ophthalmosauridae according to E. E. Maxwell et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Arthropterygius, Baptanodon, Gengasaurus, Ichthyosaurus doughtyi, Nannopterygius, Ochevia, Ophthalmosaurinae, Platypterygiinae

Subtaxa: Muiscasaurus catheti

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Type: Muiscasaurus catheti

Ecology: nektonic carnivore