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Platypterygius von Huene 1922 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36569

Synonyms: Longirostria Arkhangelsky 1998 (no. 173210), Myobradypterygius von Huene 1927 (no. 170639), Myopterygius Huene 1922 (no. 172305), Plutoniosaurus Efimov 1997 (no. 170914), Tenuirostria Arkhangelsky 1998 (no. 173211)

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

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

Subtaxa: Platypterygius americanus, Platypterygius australis, Platypterygius bedengensis, Platypterygius campylodon, Platypterygius compylodon, Platypterygius hauthali, Platypterygius hercynicus, Platypterygius kiprijanoffi, Platypterygius ochevi, Platypterygius platydactylus, Platypterygius sachicarum

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Type: Plutoniosaurus bedengensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore