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Thalattoarchon saurophagis Fröbisch et al. 2013 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 255032

Full reference: N. B. Fröbisch, J. Fröbisch, P. M. Sander, L. Schmitz, and O. Rieppel. 2013. Macropredatory ichthyosaur from the Middle Triassic and the origin of modern trophic networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(4):1393-1397

Belongs to Thalattoarchon according to N. B. Fröbisch et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: FMNH PR 3032, a partial skeleton (a partial skeleton including most of the skull and axial skeleton, parts of the pelvic girdle, and parts of the hind fins). Its type locality is Favret Canyon ichthyosaur 2008, which is in a Pelsonian marine horizon in the Favret Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore