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Caypullisaurus Fernández 1997 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36546

Full reference: M. S. Fernández. 1997. A new Ichthyosaur from the Tithonian (Late Jurassic) of the Neuquen Basin, Northwestern Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Paleontology 71(3):479-484

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

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

Subtaxa: Caypullisaurus bonapartei

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore