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Xinminosaurus Jiang et al. 2008 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Omphalosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 175200

Full reference: D. Jiang, R. Motani, W. Hao, L. Schmitz, O. Rieppel, Y. Sun, and Z. Sun. 2008. New primitive ichthyosaurian (Reptilia, Diapsida) from the Middle Triassic of Panxian, Guizhou, southwestern China and its position in the Triassic biotic recovery. Progress in Natural Science 18:1315-1319

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

Sister taxa: Chaosaurus, Omphalosaurus, Tholodus

Subtaxa: Xinminosaurus catactes

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore