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†family Leptonectidae Maisch 1998 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 150186

Synonym: Eurhinosauria Motani 1999 [objective synonym] (taxon 170872)

Parent taxon: Neoichthyosauria according to B. C. Moon 2017

Sister taxa: Dearcmhara, Eurhinosaurus, Excalibosaurus, Hauffiopteryx, Leptonectes, Suevoleviathan, Suevoleviathanidae, Temnodontosauridae, Temnodontosaurus, Thunnosauria

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore