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†family Ichthyosauridae Bonaparte 1841 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 38877

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

Sister taxa: Baracromia, Malawania, Stenopterygiidae, Stenopterygius

Subtaxa: Ichthyosaurus, Protoichthyosaurus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore