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Ichthyosaurus Koenig 1818 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 36558

Synonyms: Eurypterygius Jaekel 1904 (no. 173190), Gryphus Wagler 1830 (no. 171429), Proteosaurus Home 1819 (no. 171430), Protoichthyosaurus Appleby 1979 (no. 36570)

Parent taxon: Ichthyosauria according to S. L. Brusatte et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Apatodonosaurus, Baptanodontidae, Cetarthrosaurus, Ghuizhouichthyosaurus, Grippiidae, Guanlingichthyosaurus, Hueneosauria, Ichthyosaurus polyptychodon, Ichthyosaurus strombecki, Isfjordosaurus, Latipinnatoidea, Longipinnatoidea, Macropterygius, Mixosauria, Naanchangasaurus, Omphalosauridae, Pachygonosaurus, Parvinatatoridae, Pessosaurus, Platypterygiidae, Proteosauridae, Quasianosteosauridae, Rachitrema, Shastosauroidea, Sphaerodontes, Stenopterygius grandis, Thaisauridae, Undorosauridae, Utatsusauridae

Subtaxa: Ichthyosaurus acutirostris, Ichthyosaurus advena, Ichthyosaurus aequalis, Ichthyosaurus anningae, Ichthyosaurus bodenbenderi, Ichthyosaurus breviceps, Ichthyosaurus californicus, Ichthyosaurus chalarodeirus, Ichthyosaurus communis, Ichthyosaurus conybeari, Ichthyosaurus dilatatus, Ichthyosaurus entheciodon, Ichthyosaurus enthekiodon, Ichthyosaurus extremus, Ichthyosaurus franciscanus, Ichthyosaurus hectori, Ichthyosaurus hercnyicus, Ichthyosaurus hildesiensis, Ichthyosaurus hygrodeirus, Ichthyosaurus immanis, Ichthyosaurus indicus, Ichthyosaurus intermedius, Ichthyosaurus lacunosae, Ichthyosaurus latifrons, Ichthyosaurus latimanus, Ichthyosaurus longipennis, Ichthyosaurus longipes, Ichthyosaurus oligostinus, Ichthyosaurus ovalis, Ichthyosaurus paramecostinus, Ichthyosaurus platyodon, Ichthyosaurus polyostinus, Ichthyosaurus posthumus, Ichthyosaurus steleodon, Ichthyosaurus strongylostinus, Ichthyosaurus tenuirostris, Ichthyosaurus thyreospondylus, Ichthyosaurus trigonodon, Ichthyosaurus trigonus, Ichthyosaurus triscissus, Ichthyosaurus zollerianus, Protoichthyosaurus applebyi, Protoichthyosaurus prosostealis, Protoichthyosaurus prostaxalis, Tibetosaurus, Tibetosaurus tingjiensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore