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Paraophthalmosaurus Arkhangelsky 1997 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 170911

Full reference: M. S. Arkhangelsky. 1997. On a new genus of ichthyosaurs from the Lower Volgian substage of the Saratov, Volga Region. Paleontological Journal 21(1):87-91

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

Sister taxa: Acamptonectes, Cryopterygius, Ichthyosaurus brunsvicensis, Janusaurus, Leninia, Mollesaurus, Ophthalmosaurus, Ophthalmosaurus cantabrigiensis, Palvennia, Undorosaurus

Subtaxa: Paraophthalmosaurus kabanovi, Paraophthalmosaurus saratoviensis, Paraophthalmosaurus saveljeviensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore