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Contectopalatus Maisch and Matzke 1998 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Mixosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172826

Full reference: M. W. Maisch and A. T. Matzke. 1998. Observations on Triassic ichthyosaurs. Part III: a crested predatory mixosaurid from the Middle Triassic of the Germanic Basin. Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie, Abhandlungen 209(1):105-134

Parent taxon: Phalarodontinae according to M. W. Maisch 2010

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore