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Mollesaurus Fernandez 1999 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 173206

Full reference: M. S. Fernandez. 1999. A new ichthyosaur from the Los Molles Formation (Early Bajocian), Neuquen Basin, Argentina. Journal of Paleontology 73(4):677-681

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

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

Subtaxa: Mollesaurus periallus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore